Numerous nonprofits have mobilized to help the people of Ukraine since the start of the crisis in February 2022, which has created one of the largest displacement situations in the world today. More than 6 million people - mostly women and children - are refugees living abroad and over 5 million are displaced inside Ukraine.
The following are some WANGO-affiliated and verified nonprofits providing humanitarian assistance in Ukraine and neighboring countries. Included on the list are large international NGOs as well as local ones.
This Romanian NGO has teams on the border with Ukraine to provide refugees with food, hygiene products, and other essentials such as blankets and clothing.
CARE launched a humanitarian appeal to reach 4 million people with immediate aid and recovery, food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support, and cash assistance - prioritizing women and girls, families, and the elderly.
Christian Disaster Response (CDR)
CDR has helped refugees relocate to safer areas and has provided food, medications and medical supplies, and beds.
Fundacja Ocalenie (Ocalenie Foundation)
This Polish NGO helps refugees and immigrants build a new life in Poland. It is providing legal, psychological, housing, and material assistance to refugees and has established daycare centers as well as children-friendly spaces at reception points and in long-term accommodation centers.
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The IRC is working with partners in Ukraine and neighboring Poland and Moldova to support displaced families with critical aid, from cash assistance to protection services and mental health support. It is also running livelihood centers with daycare programs in Poland and helping those in need of medical assistance in Moldova.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders
MSF is providing medical care as well as donating medical supplies to hospitals and giving vital training to their staff. Teams are in Ukraine, Poland, Russia, and Belarus.
NGO Charity Centre for Refugees in Moldova
This Moldovan NGO is helping refugees by offering cash assistance; distributing food, clothing, and hygiene products; providing consultations and psychosocial support; and supporting temporary asylum centers and host families.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
The NRC has been continuously scaling up its response across Ukraine to distribute food and basic relief items; provide legal information and aid; and ensure access to water, shelter, and sanitation - and set up bases in Poland, Moldova, and Romania to help support refugees.
Polish Humanitarian Action
This Polish NGO is providing food and other forms of support to internally displaced Ukrainians as well as those who have sought refuge in Poland.
People in Need
This Czech NGO with operations in Ukraine is supplying drinking water; repairing houses and makeshift power supplies; providing psychological support; and delivering essential food and non-food items.
Razom is a Ukrainian-American nonprofit dedicated to building a prosperous and democratic Ukraine. It is working with its volunteers and partners in the U.S. and Ukraine to deliver medical and tech enabled emergency response supplies. It is also investing in Ukrainian grassroots NGOs that supply aid to vulnerable communities.
This Polish NGO is supporting the integration of Ukrainian refugee children and building their emotional well-being.
Revived Soldiers Ukraine
Revived Soldiers Ukraine is a well-established U.S. nonprofit that has been providing medical and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine. It is delivering medical equipment and supplies and providing medical treatment to injured Ukrainians.
Right to Protection
This Ukrainian NGO is helping internally displaced persons through providing psychosocial support, advocacy, and delivering cash assistance.
Samaritan’s Purse has operated several field hospitals and other medical clinics and is delivering critically-needed supplies and essentials.
UNICEF USA is supporting UNICEF’s on the ground operations to help Ukraine’s children, the most vulnerable population.
World Vision is collaborating with local partners to deliver emergency assistance to internally displaced persons in Ukraine and refugees in Romania, Georgia, and Moldova.
This list will be updated as new information becomes available.