Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)2.90 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.3.50 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.3.80 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.1.10 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.1.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
Poland: Refugee influx from Ukraine
Migration crisis on the Belarus-Poland border
Active conflict in Ukraine re-escalated on 24 February 2022 when the Russian military entered different Ukrainian cities in a full-scale military operation. Heavy clashes led to civilian casualties and shelling, significantly damaging homes, public buildings, and critical infrastructure, including schools, hospitals, and roads.?
Insecurity forced over 6.59 million people to leave their homes and seek safety in neighbouring countries, including Poland, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, and Hungary. Over 8 million people are estimated to be displaced within Ukraine.?
Over 3.52 million people crossed into Poland since 24 February 2022, as at 23 May. Displaced people are sheltering in 28 reception centres and 26 collective sites across Ukraine, rented accommodation, or with friends and relatives. Humanitarian organization and government are providing assistance to the displaced people.?
Conflict re-escalation in Ukraine since 24 February forced over 6.59 million people to leave their homes and seek safety in neighbouring countries, including Poland, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Moldova, and Russia. Over 3.52 million people had crossed into Poland as at 23 May. This number constitutes over 50% of all the people who fled Ukraine since the beginning of the conflict.? Displaced people are sheltering in 28 reception centres and 26 collective sites across Ukraine, rented accommodation, or with friends and relatives. National and international responders, as well as volunteers, are coordinating and implementing the delivery of assistance for the displaced. Shelter, food, and healthcare assistance are being provided.? Long-term coordination and assistance are highly needed because of the high numbers of refugees. The large majority of the displaced are women and children who face the risk of human trafficking and sexual violence during their journey and in the overcrowded centres.?