Cooperation with Christian Aid provides Ukrainian hospital with medicine worth €25,000

Cooperation with Christian Aid provides Ukrainian hospital with medicine worth €25,000

British aid organisation Christian Aid and Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) are joined by their common efforts to help the people of Ukraine. The two organisations are closely cooperating in their response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine caused by the war. Funded by Christian Aid and the Disasters Emergency Committee, this first shipment of medicine…

3 MONTHS OF WAR IN UKRAINE

3 MONTHS OF WAR IN UKRAINE

Three months have passed since Russian forces invaded Ukraine, and the war rages on ever-so-fiercely. Even though now active combat is limited to the Donbass, missile attacks and aerial raids create a constant danger for the population all over Ukraine. The war has caused immense pain and devastation, leaving millions of people without food, potable…

Refugee Support Centre to be Established with the Help of Taiwan

Refugee Support Centre to be Established with the Help of Taiwan

Taipei Representative Office provides $1.5 million in funding for HIA’s work with refugees In addition to its internationally significant humanitarian work in Ukraine, Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) continues to support refugees coming to Hungary as well. In order to provide efficient and complex assistance to those refugees who temporarily or permanently decide to settle in…

Our Work Enters a New Phase with the Opening of Kyiv Humanitarian Centre

Our Work Enters a New Phase with the Opening of Kyiv Humanitarian Centre

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING SIGNED IN BUDAPEST BETWEEN ACT ALLIANCE MEMBERS FINN CHURCH AID & HUNGARIAN INTERCHURCH AID ON JOINT ENGAGEMENT IN UKRAINE In addition to the Berehove and Lviv offices, Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) is opening its third office in Ukraine, in Kyiv. Apart from HIA, the new centre will also be home to all…

2 Months of War in Ukraine

2 Months of War in Ukraine

The war has caused death and suffering on a dramatic scale, leaving at least 24 million in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection. In just eight weeks, 5.3 million people fled Ukraine, and 7.7 million have become internally displaced. The massive devastation has left millions of people without food, potable water, electricity, heating. Fighting…

Refugee Stories: Irina

Refugee Stories: Irina

Irina (31) is a trained nurse, who – together with her two children – lives with 100 other refugees in the Batiovo refugee shelter in Transcarpathia. They receive three meals a day in the establishment, which is heated and equipped with hot and cold running water, as well as mattresses and blankets. It is one…

HIA announces €2.7 million humanitarian aid programme in Ukraine

HIA announces €2.7 million humanitarian aid programme in Ukraine

One month has passed since the war broke out. László Lehel, chairman of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid has announced that the organisation will provide emergency aid to Ukraine worth HUF 1 billion over the coming 3 months. He pledged to support 250 metric tons of supplies monthly, of which approximately 70% is non-perishable food. The…