Ukrainian refugees are recovering in the Mission East-supported center

Ukrainians flee shelling and are received by Hungarian volunteers who work 20 hours a day to provide them with food, medicine and a place to rest. Betina Gollander-Jensen reports from a Mission East-supported center where the volunteers’ mood is high.

Mission East Managing Director Betina Gollander-Jensen is now at the Ukrainian-Hungarian border, where refugees are being given food, health checks and a place to sleep in a school that has been transformed into a refugee center.

A growing number of people are benefiting from Mission East's COVID-19 response

Thousands of vulnerable people continue to receive support to fight COVID-19. Here is the latest report from Mission East's COVID-19 response.

 

We receive regular updates from our COVID-19 response around the world.

Family after family receives information about COVID-19 along with hygiene items, protective equipment and boxes with food as our dedicated staff and partners reach out to urban areas, rural areas and remote mountain regions to serve the most vulnerable.

Global COVID-19 Response Overview

On March 20, Mission East launched a large-scale Corona relief package with the capacity to help over 350,000 people in five selected program countries: Nepal, Syria, Lebanon, Afghanistan and Iraq. Since then, Tajikistan and Myanmar have been added and the capacity has grown to include 625,000 people in extreme poverty, refugees, internally displaced persons and people with disabilities. They are among the most vulnerable during a pandemic like Covid-19.