International solidarity – War in Ukraine: how to help Ukrainians from France?

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French Red Cross

French Red Cross

You can donate:

  • by credit card or via Paypal on the French Red Cross website
  • or by check to: French Red Cross – Conflict Ukraine 2022 » at the following address: French Red Cross, CS 20011 – 59895 Lille cedex
  • For any donation information: call 09 70 82 05 05.

Doctors Without Borders

MSF teams are located in countries bordering Ukraine and are trying to import medical equipment and personnel. Domestically, teams are building an emergency system to help the conflict-affected populations in the hardest-hit areas.

You can donate to an emergency fund

people’s help

Since its inception in 1945, Secours populaire has been helping people affected by instability, poverty, natural disasters and conflicts in France and on every continent.

Secours populaire calls for emergency donations for Ukraine

civil protection

Civil Protection, which has already organized the collection of essential items and medical equipment delivered by two convoys to countries bordering Ukraine, is also asking for donations to finance other needs (defibrillators, respirators, generators, etc.): https:// don. protection-civile.org/soutenir

Founding of France

France Foundation calls for generosity

In addition, you can see the list of mobilized associations and NGOs on the Support Ukraine website.

United Nations Refugee Agency

This UN agency works for refugees around the world. UNHCR has declared a Level 3 emergency due to the crisis in Ukraine, this is the highest level. With a presence already on the ground in Ukraine, UNHCR stepped up its activities in Ukraine and neighboring countries to bring resources, personnel and essentials to help Ukrainian families who have fled to neighboring countries.

To support her, you can make a donation:

  • by credit card or Paypal transfer to Donner.unhcr.org
  • by check payable to UNHCR – UN Refugee Agency at UNHCR – UN Refugee Agency, 226 boulevard Voltaire, 75011 Paris.

UNICEF

UNICEF urgently needs funding to quickly meet the basic needs of children and alleviate their suffering in order to provide them with access to water, health care, education and protection. Make a donation at Unicef.fr

NGO Care International

Humanitarian organization Care International offers an online form for emergency donations to Ukraine

French NGO ACTIVE organizes humanitarian convoys to Ukraine, where it distributes food aid and basic necessities to refugees.

Association Solidarites International created in 1980 to help the Afghan population and specialized in crisis intervention during an armed conflict or natural disaster, fundraising

Plan Internationalspecializing in helping children, works in Poland, Romania and Moldova, provides material and psychological assistance to young Ukrainians and their families, and collects donations

Medical and charitable assistance France-Ukraine

Established in 2014, the France-Ukraine Association for Medical and Charitable Aid dispatches humanitarian aid convoys, cares for the victims, exchanges medical know-how, provides psychological assistance and organizes summer camps for orphans.

To support her, you can make a donation:

  • with a bank card on the HelloAsso website
  • by check in the name of “AMC FRANCE-UKRAINE” to the address AMC France-Ukraine, 17 rue Saint-Exupery, 78470 Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse.
  • by bank transfer to the association’s account: Download our bank details

Medical Aid Committee of Ukraine

The Medical Assistance Committee of Ukraine is involved in the reception of refugees on the way to the west of the country and collects funds, medicines and equipment for accommodation and care through its French partners, the SAFE association and FONDEMOS.

JeVeuxAider.gouv.fr is a community volunteering platform offered by Civic Reserve. It connects those who want to act in the common interest with associations, public institutions and municipalities that need volunteers. Volunteer missions are open to anyone over the age of 16 living in France, regardless of nationality. Discover a selection of missions whose volunteers need the most urgency to deal with the situation on a dedicated page Let’s Mobilize for Ukraine

food banks

To respond to the emergency, a European network of food banks is coordinating and directing logistical and food aid to Ukraine’s borders for refugees. In the context of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, French food banks, together with the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA), coordinate the provision of emergency assistance at the borders of Ukraine,

You can make financial donations online on a secure platform

Welcoming refugees

You can contact your municipality or associations that help people in need (Red Cross, Secours Catholique, etc.).

Official platform I am devoted to Ukraine » launched by the government on March 8, 2022, is designed to support the French who want to host Ukrainian refugees and live in France.

To do this, you must fill out the online form available in the “Registration” section. You will then be connected to an association located near you.

This platform allows citizens to participate in association projects anywhere in France and allows associations to recruit volunteers to help fulfill their mission.

In addition, the Minister of Internal Affairs asked the prefects to organize the coordination and inventory in each department of the possibilities of helping Ukrainian migrants.

This online form can be used by associations, foundations, companies and local authorities.

In an unprecedented move, on March 2, 2022, the European Commission proposed to activate the European directive on temporary protection » to quickly help everyone fleeing the war in Ukraine. This text, adopted in 2001, has never been applied. It provides for the provision, under certain conditions, of temporary protection with special rights in the event of a large influx of refugees into the European Union (EU).

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