UN: Nearly 1 million people displaced due to fighting in Donbas
The number of people displaced from eastern Ukraine due to the conflict there has increased to nearly one million, UN Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen has said.
Toyberg-Frandzen gave the figure during a meeting of the Security Council of the United Nations in New York, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
"Almost a million people have been displaced due to the conflict in Ukraine and neighbouring countries," Toyberg-Frandzen said.
He also added that the humanitarian organizations are enhancing their presence in response to growing need in Ukraine.