Humanitarian Response to the Ukrainian-Russian Crisis

Highly rated charities involved in humanitarian relief, recovery, and peace-building efforts

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Years of a diplomatic impasse between Russia and Ukraine escalated when airstrikes by the Russian Federation were launched against the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, as well as other cities on the morning of Thursday, February 24, 2022. The sharp change of events has threatened to leave millions of Ukrainians displaced, fleeing the country, triggering a potential large-scale humanitarian crisis. 
Charity Navigator presents this list of highly-rated nonprofits engaged in relief and recovery efforts in Ukraine and the surrounding region. To the extent that we can also highlight nonprofits addressing peace-building efforts to encourage diplomacy and prevent further military action, they will be included. We encourage you to revisit this page as the situation unfolds. 
The 3- and 4-Star rated charities included in this list have earned their ratings by being financially efficient and transparent in their operations. These nonprofits are larger and national in scope. Please click on the names of the high-performing charities included in our list to learn more about their mission, programs, and services and to make a donation via the Giving Basket.