The War in Ukraine Sparks a World-Wide Refugee Problem

Across the globe, including in the USA, Japan, and several European countries, Ukrainians are displaced by the invasion by Russia


There is a War between Russia and Ukraine and there is now a refugee issue. Ukraine got invaded by Russia on February 14th. The war between Russia and Ukraine is still going on. Putin the President of Russia was the one who declared the war. As of publication of this article, more than 2,870 Ukrainian soldiers have died, and about 3,700 were wounded. As of now, it is known that 1,597 Russian troops have been injured.

Russia has been attacking Ukraine regularly. They have even attacked hospitals and journalists. There have been many victims of this war and children are part of the victims.

Ukraine has a large number of refugees. It is said that about ten million Ukrainians have all left their homes due to the war. It is estimated that about 6.5 million Ukrainians are now displaced in Ukraine itself. The other 3.5 million estimated Ukrainians have fled from Ukraine, and gone to nearby countries. Most them are going to Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, and Romania.


Poland has accepted the most Ukrainian refugees so far, which is over two million Ukrainian refugees. Romania has accepted 595,868 , Moldova has accepted 383,627, Hungary has accepted 354,041, Slovakia has accepted 275,439, and Belarus has accepted 9,075 refugees. As of March 24th, it was stated that the U.S has planned to take in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. Our President, Joe Biden, also said that the U.S will donate 1 billion dollars to Europe for them to help deal with all the refugees.

A lot of countries have been really helpful to the European countries with the refugee issue. There are a lot of Ukraine refugees and some call it the ‘Ukraine refugee crisis’, while to others it is known as “Ukraine’s diaspora.”