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Equality versus equity. How complementary approaches are required to support vulnerable Ukrainian refugees

Equality versus equity is a joint paper prepared by a team of NRC and PCPM experts exploring the social assistance extended to refugees from Ukraine who arrived in Poland since the escalation of the war in February 2022.

Two months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. The PCPM Foundation helps Ukrainian people from the first day of the conflict

Two months have passed since the Russian troops attacked Ukrainian towns and villages. From the very first day of the conflict, the Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) Foundation has been helping Ukraine and war refugees in Poland. From the perspective of the organization supporting the victims of this war, well-planned, specifically targeted help turned out to be of key importance. –‘We were already preparing for this before the conventional war broke out’ - explained Dr. Wojciech Wilk, CEO of the PCPM.

The first two weeks of the cash program for basic needs for Ukrainian refugees in Poland

During the first two weeks of a pilot programme ‘the Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance for Ukrainian Refugees in Poland’ (MPCA), the Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) has helped more than 730 refugee households i.e. over 1800 individuals.

Refugee reception and transit centre in Warsaw

The Polish Center of International Aid (PCPM) together with The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) along with the city of Warsaw have launched a refugee reception center for civilians fleeing the war in neighboring Ukraine. The facility is located in the immediate vicinity of Warsaw East Railway Station (Warszawa Wschodnia).

The transit center offers a number of services for Ukrainian refugees

Poland EMT PCPM is operating a health post at the largest refugee transit center in Warsaw, located next to Warsaw East Railway Station. The transit hub has been built by the NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council and is managed by Polskie Centrum Pomocy Międzynarodowej (PCPM).

Officially Bibava and Kame villages with improved access to water!

182 families have gained access to water both in Bibava and Kame villages, located in Sheikhan district. The official opening of water supply systems in Kame and Bibava villages took place on 31st of October in Kame village.

PCPM foundation secured informal settlements from flooding

Flooded tents, wet mattresses and ankle-deep water. Every winter the inhabitants of Sammaqiye informal settlements in northern Liban are fighting water that’s flooding their shelters and are struggling with repercusions of the extensive floods year after year. This season was different- first time in years, thanks to the PCPM foundation’s construction work in the field, we managed to control and avoid the flood damage.

Solidarity with Cyprus on helping refugees

Cyprus is a country where refugees represent 4% of the population. This is the largest ratio in the entire European Union. There are not enough places where refugee families could find shelter, which is why the PCPM Foundation has engaged in concrete help. The Foundation delivered modular homes recommended by UNHCR.