Medical Support for Ukrainian Evacuees: Hungary
The invasion of Ukraine has driven over 6 million citizens to seek refuge in nearby countries. In Hungary, close to the Ukrainian border, is a help center set up to support arriving evacuees. An on-site medical facility sees volunteer staff sent by a Japanese NGO work alongside European medics to provide appropriate care in the limited time available before evacuees set off on the next leg of their journey, while also doing their utmost to provide emotional relief for adults and children alike.
Nurse Enokida Tomomichi also devises ways to provide emotional relief to those fleeing conflict in their home country
And with most heading on to other destinations, the time available to treat them is brief
Family events and craft activities provide a much-needed opportunity for these children to open up and enjoy themselves