Health Situation Of Internally Displaced In Ukraine Is ‘Serious Concern’, U.N. Says
U.N. News Centre: U.N. relief wing spotlights deteriorating health situation for conflict-affected Ukrainians
“…According to Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for the U.N. secretary general, at the end of March, the Ukraine Ministry of Social Protection reported that there were nearly 1.2 million registered internally displaced persons (IDPs) across the country. However, difficulties in verifying residence procedures for them are affecting their ability to access to social services. OCHA said there is a high incidence of cardiovascular disease, mental health, and acute respiratory infections. Reportedly, cases of malnutrition and acute diarrhea are also increasing in non-government controlled areas…” (4/7).