International Medical Corps Situation Update: Report #1

Feb 26, 2022
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On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a military operation in Ukraine, invading the neighboring nation in an attack that has been condemned by world leaders. Missile attacks and explosions have been reported throughout Ukraine, with military troops invading from three sides of the country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reported that 137 civilians and military personnel were killed in the first day of the invasion. As of February 25, more than 100,000 people have been displaced due to the crisis. The number of refugees from this crisis could result in anywhere from 1 to 5 million individuals, according to officials.