SEEK is offering support to Ukrainian refugee women in the Netherlands through its project "Holding Hands". Following is a collection of some useful resources for those affected by the war and those working with Ukrainian refugees in the Netherlands and beyond.
Please note that these are external resources, and SEEK is not affiliated with the organizations/projects listed below.
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Resettlement and legal assistance and resources
Government of the Netherlands: Reception of Refugees from Ukraine: The information portal of the Government of the Netherlands offers news, updates, and resources for Ukrainian refugees. The portal includes information on: 1) Arrival, registration, and stay, 2) Medical care and health, 3) Work and Income, and 4) Education.
Ukraine COI Repository: The Ukraine Country of Origin Information (COI) Repository is developed jointly by Asylos and Clifford Chance. This repository contains a list of national, regional and international sources and presents current country information on stateless, at risk of statelessness, and undocumented people under research headings. This initiative started as an emergency response to the crisis in Ukraine in February 2022 and is currently updated every month.
PILnet Ukraine Resources: PILnet and its partners have developed resources to support CSOs and individuals displaced or fleeing from their home countries.
Does your organization need personalized legal assistance? PILnet can connect you with a qualified pro bono lawyer, at no cost. For people fleeing Ukraine, the PILnet offers country-specific guidance on travel documents, registration, access to social, medical, and housing services, as well as information to establish yourself in a new country.
Ukraine Accountability Conference: The Government of the Netherlands hosted, together with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the European Commission, an Ukraine Accountability Conference at ministerial level at the World Forum in The Hague, the city of peace and justice, on 14 July. Visit the webpage to watch the recordings of the livestream talk shows, opening, closing and press conference.
Education and mental health and well-being
INEE Resources for Ukraine Crisis: A curated a collection of tools and resources to support the provision of education and mental health and wellbeing of practitioners, teachers, students, caregivers and others. This collection is mostly composed of materials available in languages relevant to the crisis in Ukraine, and more resources will be added as they become available. INEE also has a dedicated channel on Ukraine in the INEE Community of Practice (CoP) as a space to discuss and share EiE resources and information regarding the Ukraine crisis.
Sesame Street in Communities: Sesame Workshop has launched new educational resources for displaced and refugee children in multiple languages including Ukrainian. The teaching and learning materials, which are part of the Welcome Sesame initiative to support families affected by conflict and crisis, are designed to help families cope with the trauma of forced displacement, communicate and process what they are experiencing, and develop a sense of belonging in new places. Learn more here.
This checklist is aimed at all types of organisations providing support to children as a result of the conflict in Ukraine. This includes businesses, such as hotels, that are offering shelter and food to refugees. Keeping Children Safe offers free child safeguarding technical support and detailed resources to organisations supporting refugees from Ukraine!
Resources for scholars and academics
Following the Russian invasion, a dedicated online hub was launched to collect EUI initiatives, important resources and relevant research to support scholars at risk and all those directly affected by the war.
The Netherlands Red Cross Helpline: The helpline povides many useful information in three languages: in Russian, Ukrainian, and English. The Netherlands Red Cross connects people through a Telegram channel which is available in three languages as well: in Ukraine @redcrossnl_ua, in Russian: @redcrossnl_rus, in English; @redcross.nl_en . For more information, you can call 070-44 55 888 from Monday till Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m or send an email to email@example.com