ISHR Ukraine provides humanitarian aid in the country

ISHR Ukraine support in war region KOROSTYSHEV ZHYTOMIR, about 60 miles west from Kiev.

Thanks to the friends from all over the world and our volunteer, we were able to provide all the women in labor who came to the Korostyshev maternity hospital from war-torn Irpen, Bucha, Gostomel, and Vorzel with everything they needed: diapers, baby bottles, and food, blankets and clothes for newborns. As it turned out, there is a shortage of bedding sets, running away from the war, these women were unable to take anything with them. Tomorrow, bed linen and towels will be brought to the maternity hospital.

In the current conditions, we are obliged to help the most vulnerable and innocent: children and women who are preparing to become mothers.

Friends, thank you so much for your support!


Friends! With the help of people of goodwill from all over the world, we were able to establish contact with a charitable organization from Italy. Right now, in Italy, our friends are packing humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable group of people, for the children:

diapers and hygiene products, baby food, and clothing.

It will arrive in Ukraine this week. The ISHR will distribute all this among those who need these things the most – among refugees with small children and women in childbirth who also had to flee.

The war could not end the beginning of a new life! And now it is our common duty to protect it.

Thanks to everyone who helped and continues to help! We can do all this only together, only with your help.


Residents of Kharkov leave their war-torn city in haste, with no food or any belongings. ISHR helps refugees in difficult situations by providing them with food and necessary medicine before leaving or at transit points.

Anna a single mother, found herself in such a situation. With the help of volunteers, she and her 13-year-old son were able to leave Kharkov for the Dnieper, and now they are heading west. We tried to make their trip easier by paying for the necessary food and medicine.

Thanks to everyone who joins in to help!

Together we can do anything!

International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) provides humanitarian aid in the Poltava region of Ukraine.

This region is located on the “left” bank of the Dnieper river, which at present is almost cut off from the western part of the country. You can get from here to the “right” (western) bank of the Dnieper only through several cities that have bridges across this main river of the country.

Military conflict consumed three neighboring regions (Kiev, Sumy, and Kharkov), the fighting has also reached the northern part of the Poltava region. An increasing number of refugees come here from all directions which worsens an already complicated situation with vitally important products.

A lot of elderly people live in countless of the region’s villages. Unlike those who live in cities and large humanitarian aid distribution centers, these old people, who are unable to move freely over long distances, have practically lost access to basic food products: there is no bread, cereals, meat, and dairy products. The collapse of social infrastructure and economic ties also hit disabled people and families with small children. Villages and small towns do not have the necessary medicines (including painkillers and antipyretics), baby food, diapers, and other things that are vital for these vulnerable groups of the population.

Right now the task of the ISHR is to help these people, they should not be left alone during the time of war.

We visited the house where Svetlana (lives in the Poltava region), alone on a pension of about 100 $ per month, supports her daughter’s family with three children. Her relatives fled from the war to her village, to a house of only 30 m2 (around 300 square feet). The youngest child is four years old and diagnosed with autism. The mother planned to apply for his disability pension in March, but the war mixed up all the plans.

ISHR began to provide humanitarian aid to Svetlana and her family. We hope that with the help of other people we can make it regularly.

Anton Alekseyev

Information and Analytical Center of the International Society for Human Rights