Every refugee, every person, every girl counts
With the right support, and partnership with refugee and youth-led groups, refugee girls can thrive.
The escalation of conflict in Ukraine has caused thousands of civilian casualties, widespread destruction and has forced millions to flee their homes. More than 7.8 million refugees from Ukraine have fled to neighbouring countries and 6.5 million more are displaced internally.
Considering the scale of humanitarian needs caused by the crisis, Plan International established a permanent presence in Ukraine in August 2022.
We work alongside Ukraine’s strong civil society organisations focusing on internally displaced persons, those returning to the country and communities in the newly accessible areas of Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, and Kherson Oblasts.
We ensure our work in Ukraine promotes gender equality and emphasises the social cohesion and inclusion of internally displaced people across the country.
Our current priorities include:
Our work in Ukraine is part of a regional response to the Ukraine crisis which also includes programmes in Poland, Moldova and Romania.