At least two million Ukrainians will migrate in winter – WHO

At least two million Ukrainians will migrate in winter – WHO

The ongoing conflict is also taking a heavy mental health toll on citizens, a senior WHO official says

This winter may be a “life-threatening” experience for “millions” of Ukrainians, Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional director for Europe, has warned. Up to three million Ukrainians are expected to migrate “in search of warmth and safety,” Kluge said on Monday during a press conference in Kiev.

“We expect 2–3 million more people to leave their homes in search of warmth and safety. They will face unique health challenges, including respiratory infections such as Covid-19, pneumonia and influenza, and the…

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