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Unicef: Two children are killed and four injured every day in Ukraine

Two children are killed and four injured every day in Ukraine, while some three million children in Ukraine and more than 2.2 million who have fled the country and are living in other countries are in need of humanitarian assistance, UNICEF said in a statement today. United Nations Emergency Relief for Children).

At least 262 children have been killed since the start of the war on February 24, and hundreds of schools have been destroyed, according to a UNICEF statement.

According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, two children are killed and four are injured every day in Ukraine, mainly due to attacks and gunfire that explodes in residential areas. The urban infrastructure on which children depend depends on being damaged or destroyed. To date, at least 265 medical institutions and every sixth “safe school” supported by UNICEF in the eastern part of the country have been damaged. Hundreds of schools across the country have been damaged. “Living conditions in eastern and southern Ukraine, where hostilities have intensified, are becoming increasingly intolerable,” the statement said.

Today, June 1, is World Child Protection Day.

“Instead of celebrating the event, we should take June 3, the 100th day of the war that devastated the lives of millions of children, seriously. Without an immediate ceasefire and peace talks, children will continue to suffer and the effects of the war will be felt.” “Vulnerable children around the world,” said UNICEF Director Kathryn Russell.

According to UNICEF in its statement, almost 100 days of war in Ukraine have had devastating consequences for children on such a scale and at such a rate that has not been recorded since World War II.


Source: Capital

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