Ukraine: Almost 3 million have fled war, UN says, now basing aid plans on 4 million

//Ukraine: Almost 3 million have fled war, UN says, now basing aid plans on 4 million

Ukraine: Almost 3 million have fled war, UN says, now basing aid plans on 4 million

Nearly three weeks into the war, the number of Ukrainians fleeing abroad approached 3 million on Tuesday, the United Nations said, as people escaped fighting and Russian bombardment.About 2.95 million people have so far left Ukraine, data from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) showed. It is basing its aid plans on 4 million refugees but has said the figure is likely to increase.After Sunday’s Russian strike on the Yavoriv military base near Lviv in western Ukraine, some people in the area have now…

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