As we watch the news unfold in front of us many of you will be asking what you can do to help. Below is a small selection of ways to support:
Free Immigration advice for Ukrainian Nationals – National
The Ukraine Advice Project is providing free UK immigration and asylum advice to Ukrainian citizens affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
To request advice, please contact [email protected] with some details of your circumstances and advice needed. They will do their best to connect you to a lawyer.
Free Immigration advice for British and Ukrainian Nationals – Sheffield
Refugee Rights Hub are offering free immigration advice for:
- British nationals and UK settled persons who are concerned about family members in Ukraine
- Ukrainian nationals in the UK
Please contact them by email – [email protected]
General – Volunteer, Protest, Influence
Support Ukraine NOW is a worldwide network with resources for donating, protesting, and volunteering. The website includes country specific tips for over 20 countries – https://supportukrainenow.org/
Donate – Money
DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal – https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal
Defend Ukraine have collated a list of fundraisers, charities, and donation links in support of Ukraine, covering financial and humanitarian aid, medical supplies, and military support – https://www.defendukraine.org/donate
British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal – https://donate.redcross.org.uk/appeal/ukraine-crisis-appeal
The UNHCR Refugee Agency emergency appeal to help ensure that Ukrainians forced to flee their homes are sheltered and safe – https://donate.unrefugees.org.uk/ukraine-emergency/~my-donation?_cv=1
Humanitarian fund for Ukrainian people affected by war – https://www.gofundme.com/f/helpukraine
Legal Fund to defend arrested anti-war protestors in Russia – donate.ovdinfo.org/en
Challenge the UK Government to do more
Email your MP – Refugee Action Email your MP action
Sign petition to help Ukrainian refugees and remove Clause 11 of the Nationality and Borders Bill – Sign the petition
We recommend English-language outlets The Kyiv Independent and The New Voice of Ukraine. ·
Follow Ukraine-based journalists: Olga Tokariuk, Christopher Miller, Nika Melkozerova, Illia Ponomarenko (and many others!).
Donate – Items
Some items are useful but this is not the primary need at the moment.
With thanks to Chilypep for some very helpful research.