Over 4.2 million Ukrainians flee nation amid war: UNHCR

The UN High Commissioner for the Refugees (UNHCR) has shared the latest figures from the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24. The maximum number of 4.2 million individuals from Ukraine have escaped the nation, with around 40,000 of the refugees that have been registered in the neighbouring countries.

The data that has been shared depicts that the women, as well as the young ones, have fled the war-torn nation now. A maximum of 90 percent of the people have already left Ukraine, including men between the age of 18 to 60. The rest has been qualifying for the military service they are not able to leave the place.

As per the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM), the rise in the number of refugees from Ukraine has been sited to 205,500. This number also includes the non-Ukrainians who had left the war-torn nation before the war started, were living, studying, or working in the country, and were unable to leave.

Moreover, IOM has made an announcement that around 6.48 million individuals are estimated that they have been displaced inside the nation in the middle of March month.

At a similar time, it puts the maximum number of individuals that have been forced to leave the nation because of the war has been more than ten million, or about a quarter of the total population of Ukraine.

Furthermore, at the end of March month, the United Nations Children’s agency UNICEF mentioned in a statement that over 50 percent of the nation’s children had been displaced, it has been reported as 7.5 million.

On the other hand, according to the sources, it has been mentioned that around 2.5 million inside the nation and two million abroad.

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