Ukraine Situation UNHCR Operational Update - 1 December 2014
REPORT from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
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Published on 01 Dec 2014
- As of 28 November, 490,046 IDPs have been identified by Ukraine’s State Emergency Service. The majority (96 per cent) come from the eastern regions of Ukraine.
- As of 28 November, 449,847 IDPs have registered with the Ministry of Social Policy in line with the new government registration policy.
- UNHCR is concerned about the potential impact of a new government resolution that provides for the transfer of state-run institutions and social payments to government-controlled areas. People should not be forced to leave their homes to access pensions and social benefits.