News update 4 April 2022

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4 April

A Second Flight of 117 Ukrainian Refugees From Moldova Landed in Germany



4 April

EU expects safety guarantees for new ‘ghost’ migration camp in Lesvos


3 April

16,730 Ukrainian refugees have already arrived in Greece

1 April

 Greece embraces Ukrainians as picture darkens for other refugees

Aid workers are particularly concerned for those fleeing countries other than Ukraine after a four-year-old Syrian boy died.



4 April

From Warsaw to Ireland: a 30-hour journey across Europe with Ukrainian refugees



3 April

U.S. to send more aid as Moldova embraces Ukraine war refugees

2 April

Moldova Refugee Response, Inter-Agency Update (29th March - 1st April 2022)


The EU must act and step up its support to Moldova following the Ukraine war



4 April

The UK Government must help refugees from Ukraine


Minister Struggles To Justify UK's Slow Response To Ukrainian Refugees

Simon Hart claimed there was no time for "navel-gazing" as Kay Burley put him on the spot over refugee numbers.


The UK has spent up to £1bn on drones to prevent migrant crossings


3 April

Government urged to launch skilled refugee visas to address UK’s tech skills shortage

Meeting between Zopa Bank and ministers comes weeks after the lender pledged to hire 50 professionals from Ukraine


UK opens more welcome hubs for Ukrainian refugees. Jamie Grierson @JamieGrierson

Grant Shapps unable to get Ukraine refugees he wants to host into UK, as criticism of delays grow. Rob Merrick


Guernsey knit more than 1,500 items for Ukraine


The Observer view on Britain’s cruel and unfit refugee policy

Observer editorial


New UK immigration routes you need to know about


Neil Gray: UK must show ‘pandemic-level’ response to Ukraine crisis


2 April

Daily Mail’s campaign in aid of Ukrainian refugees hits £10,000,000 mark




4 April

Rape as a weapon: huge scale of sexual violence inflicted in Ukraine emerges

Women and girls have recounted the abuse they have suffered at the hands of Russian soldiers


Hundreds of Ukrainians forcibly deported to Russia, say Mariupol women

Troops ordered women and children on to buses and sent them to ‘filtration camps’, according to witness accounts


The women sharing their memories of Ukraine before the Russian invasion - BBC News


3 April

Ukraine: Apparent War Crimes in Russia-Controlled Areas

Summary Executions, Other Grave Abuses by Russian Forces


A terror reborn: Mass graves, bodies booby-trapped and left on the streets, captured women soldiers with shaved heads... IAN BIRRELL witnesses scenes in Ukraine that echo the horrors of WWII