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PCPM Foundation delivers aid to devastated Ukrainian villages

The Polish Center for International Aid, in cooperation with the Ukrainian organizations "Flogiston Team" and "Ukrainian Frontiers", delivered humanitarian aid to destroyed villages in the south and east of the country. The parcels were received by residents of Lucha in the Mykolaiv region, and residents of several villages in the Kharkiv region.

The changing socioeconomic situation of most vulnerable Ukrainian refugees in Poland

The report summarizes three rounds of surveys conducted among the beneficiaries of Targeted Cash Assistance Program through which PCPM - in partnership with Care International in Poland, HelpAge, International Rescue Committee and the Taiwan Government - supported most vulnerable Ukrainian refugees in Poland during 2022. 

„After the Russian occupation, not a stone was left on a stone. I regret returning home”

"After the Russian occupation, not a stone was left on a stone, everything was destroyed. I regret that I returned home” – tells us Serhiy during one of his meetings with PCPM Foundation staff. "To this day our children are afraid of loud noises, even of thunderstorms" – adds Hanna. Both were forced to leave their homes and now, as refugees, they tell us about the war. Meet the people the PCPM Foundation is helping in Ukraine.

Nearly 750,000 Ukrainians in Poland have found jobs – PCPM has helped to employ more than 1,200 of them

Nearly 750,000 people from Ukraine are employed and insured, the Polish Social Insurance Institution (Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych) indicated after the first 9 months since the war broke out. The PCPM Foundation has helped to employ more than 1,200 refugees in Poland and more than 500 in Ukraine during that time.

Nearly 3200 refugees in 21 cities in Poland received cash assistance – UNHCR and PCPM cooperate to help those in need

The PCPM Foundation, in cooperation with the UNHCR, visited 21 cities and towns in Lubelskie Voivodeship, registering close to 3200 refugees to the cash assistance program. Within the program, we assist families with kids, people with disabilities, and seniors.

More than 500 job vacancies for refugees and residents in 11 Ukrainian municipalities. A brand-new emergency employment program implemented by the PCPM Foundation

‘Through work, the locals can get to know their guests. The residents see that the refugee population does something good for the local community. This prevents tensions’ – says Michal Kulpinski from the PCPM who just came back from Ukraine. The Foundation supports the employment of over 500 refugees and local unemployed people.

The PCPM runs an education hotline for Ukrainian refugees

The PCPM Foundation will run the education hotline for Ukrainian refugees in Poland until the end of this year. From the start of this month, the Polish Center for International Aid(PCPM) will run it individually, however still at (+48) 22 100 13 00.

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.