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Dnipro: Love, resilience, hardship and tragedy

Witnessing the impact of a humanitarian disaster is always profoundly challenging. But seeing so many older people affected in what is the world's 'oldest' crisis is particularly confronting.

Our Hundred Days: Older people and their war in Ukraine

June 4 marks 100 days since the start of full-scale war in Ukraine. For those in eastern Ukraine, February 24 was an escalation of a conflict they have endured for eight years. But, since then, we have seen the lives of everyone across the country changed beyond recognition.

Dr Das, my hero

Throughout our lives there are people we respect and admire. Those are the ones we call 'our heroes'. Dr Das is one of them.

“I don’t even know if the house I lived in is still standing.” Older people displaced by the war in Ukraine

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than three million people have passed through Lviv, a city in the west where the borders of five neighbouring countries converge. Most travel further into Europe becoming refugees, but the city and its surroundings has taken in around 500,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) since the start of the conflict, according to official data, and there are probably even more.

Peace and health: a story of Moldovan generosity

It is impossible not to notice signs of Moldovan solidarity with Ukraine. One such story is that of Argentina, 45, who is the manager of Zarea Hotel in the centre of Chisinau.