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The People's Library stands with our friends in Ukraine

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In supporting the innocent victims of unlawful invasion, we are
following and sharing the advice of the
Ukrainian Instutute  

Support Ukraine NOW – Worldwide network with resources for donating, protesting, and volunteering. The website includes country specific tips for over 20 countries.
With Ukraine is a special fund to provide humanitarian assistance to Ukraine’s civilian population established by the Embassy of Ukraine in the UK
The UNHCR Refugee Agency emergency appeal to help ensure that Ukrainians forced to flee their homes are sheltered and safe.
The Red Cross have established a Ukraine Crisis Appeal to provide food, water, first aid, medicine, warm clothes, and shelter.
Humanity Inclusion have established an emergency fund to support disabled and vulnerable people in Ukraine.
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.
The Ukraine Crisis Media Center has published a list of recommendations of charities in Ukraine to support.
Ukraine Charity, London: humanitarian appeal – Ukraine Charity are a UK registered charity.
British-Ukrainian Aid – supports people suffering from the war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine by aligning UK and Ukrainian efforts.
UAHELP – Support Ukraine is coordinating donations and deliveries of essential goods, medicines, food products, special, medical equipment and ammunition. You can also sign up as a volunteer or driver, or register an aid collection centre in your area.
Four Paws – Four Paws UK is raising money to support Ukrainian animals. Its website includes information for refugees leaving Ukraine with pets.
Nova Poshta – delivering aid throughout Ukraine for free. In the UK, you can post or take parcels directly to their warehouses in Maidstone and Eastleigh, or donate to support their efforts. Warehouse details for eight countries via the link.
The Kyiv Independent needs support to continue reporting on the ground from Ukraine.
24.02 Fund – Ukrainian journalists urgently need protective equipment to continue their courageous reporting. Support Zaborona Media’s 24.02 Fund to provide it for them.
PLAST – Donate to the Ukrainian scouts association – UK account details
Account Name: PLAST Ukrainian Youth Organisation Scouts
Account Number: 01561308
Sort Code: 40-35-26
Demonstrations of support
Send an email to your MP urging them to support Ukraine by pushing for sanctions and safe passage for refugees. Template email here (available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish). 
London Euromaidan have created templates to write to your MP specifically about the nuclear danger of the war on Ukraine, to call for more sanctions on Russia and Belarus, and to support a no-fly zone.
Write to your child’s head teacher to urge them to provide compassion and counselling to pupils, to ensure that discussions of the war in school show respect to Ukraine and condemn Russia’s illegal invasion, and to request that the school fundraise for humanitarian aid in Ukraine.
Join/organize local demonstrations (follow Ukraine Solidarity CampaignEuromaidan London for London events). An international list of demonstrations can be found here. Consider printing leaflets and posters. If your town isn’t holding a demonstration, consider organising one. Chances are, there will be many others who will want to join you.
Help Refugees in the UK – Donation details for humanitarian and medical aid. This links to a Google Form allowing you to register the help you can offer for Ukrainian refugees arriving in the UK.
Consider signing one of these petitions. Get in touch if you learn of other relevant petitions.
UkraineNow is a global effort to coordinate help: evacuations, medical & food supplies, information, and cash on the ground. Through UkraineNow you can sign up to host Ukrainians who have left the country.
We Are Ukraine – Information about Ukraine’s contribution to freedom and lasting peace in the world. Learn about the Ukrainian nation, its resilience, and share the truth about the war in Ukraine.
Ukrainian MFA statements on the evacuation of African and Indian nationals.

Consider following this account on Twitter. Emine Dzheppar is Ukraine’s First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and she is an important source of up to the minute knowledge.

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