https://youtu.be/J_P6TEt7UD4Discussing the “verification” of IDPs’ place of residence carried out by “Delta M Ukraine” via telephone, Olena Vynogradova, R2P legal analyst, stated that the information elicited by representatives of “Delta M Ukraine” is “personal information”. The operators threatened to terminate the IDPs’ social benefits and pensions if they refused to provide the requested information. These payments are the only source of income for about 90% of IDPs.
Olena Vynogradova, Advocacy Expert of NGO “Right to Protection”, in the Viewpoint studio of “Ukraine Today” offered her insights into why the Ukrainian government has not done more to help IDPs.
https://youtu.be/-dpEvdAhonsLubov Butenko, head of the regional office of the project “Advocacy and legal assistance to internally displaced population in Ukraine” in Kharkov region, in “Kharkov online” studio spoke about typical problems of IDP’s in the region, the experience of integration of IDP in the local community, lobbying of legislative initiatives related to IDP issues.