Julietta sits on a mattress on the floor of the emergency accommodation. But there’s a hint of worry in the eyes of this calm, chatty 32-year-old mother. Two of her children are safely with her, but her 13-year-old son was not allowed across the border. He stayed in Ukraine with his father.
Fida’s aid for Ukraine and refugees from neighbouring countries will continue for a long time. Besides emergency accommodation and food aid, we will start psychosocial support training.
Fida’s humanitarian aid includes psychosocial support to help people to deal with trauma and adapt to new situations. Donated trauma teddy bears help children who have fled the war in Ukraine.
The prolonged war and the escalation of the crisis has increased the need for aid in Ukraine and neighboring countries. More than five million people have already fled Ukraine. Fida is responding to the need and extending aid not only to Ukraine, Hungary and Slovakia, but also to Moldova. Aid to Ukraine is also sent through Romania.
Because of the war in Ukraine, children had to leave their homes as they fled to safety. Everything familiar was left behind. Cousins Tanya and Lolita, who fled Ukraine, have been separated from their family members.
When you’re in the Congo, you don’t have to eat alone. The mother of the house, mama, has been busy with the pots and pans in the kitchen for some time. Good smelling vegetarian dishes, thick bean sauce, and tasty fish are brought to the table – after all, we live by the lake. Fishermen lower their nets early in the morning fog and catch fish from the lake to sell at the market.
Pregnant 23-year-old Angelina Fontos fled her home in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, after the war began. Leaving your home and the big changes in life cause concern. Angelina is staying in Fida’s emergency accommodation in Slovakia, where she told her story.
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