The Disasters Emergency Committee and its members are in Ukraine and neighbouring countries. They are working together to provide the people fleeing the conflict with immediate food, water, medical assistance, protection and trauma care.
You can help them by donating online, over the phone or in any of our 11,500 Post Office branches. Our teams are accepting cash and card donations over the counter.
Ukraine: how you can help
Donate in person
You can donate to the DEC by cash, card or cheque at any of our 11,500 branches across the UK.
Donate by phone
Text ‘SUPPORT’ to 70150 to give £10* or Call 0370 60 60 900** to donate up to £10,000
You can also donate online right now. £10 could provide essential hygiene supplies for one person for a month. £20 could provide emergency food for one person for a month. £50 could provide blankets for 10 people.
Ukraine: who is affected?
• Over one million people have been displaced, according to UN refugee agency the UNHCR
• The government estimates there could be as many as five million refugees in the worst-case scenario
• Humanitarian planners are anticipating more than seven million will be displaced – roughly 40% within Ukraine and 60% refugees fleeing to another country
• The population of Ukraine is 40 million, including 7.5 million children
• The UN and Humanitarian Partners have requested $1.1 billion for inside Ukraine and $550.6 million for regional refugee response. The total Ukraine Crisis appeal is a total of $1.7 billion for Ukraine and neighbouring countries
Sending money to Ukraine
You can now send money to friends and family in Ukraine without any transfer fees when sending money directly to a bank account via MoneyGram in branch.
*Texts cost £10 plus your standard network charge. £10 goes to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. **Lines open 24 hours every day. You must have bill payer’s permission. Any donations received after 31 August 2022 could go to DEC's emergency fund. Customer Service number 01204 770 822. Reg Charity No. 1062638.