Ukrainian refugee Marina embraces her daughter, Arina, moments after passing through border control into Poland, near the town of Hrebrenne. All photos: Laura Noel/CARE

In Photos: CARE, and partners in Poland, welcome Ukrainian refugees

More than 6.5 million people have fled Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict. CARE and our partners are working together to provide much-needed assistance.

Ukrainian refugees, including Valeria and her son Misha, cross the border into Poland near the town of Hrebenne. In the border zone between Ukraine and Poland, refugees that cross on buses must pass through a checkpoint with their luggage.

Ukrainian refugees, including Valeria and her son Misha, cross the border into Poland near the town of Hrebenne. In the border zone between Ukraine and Poland, refugees that cross on buses must pass through a checkpoint with their luggage.

Ukrainian Tatiana Medzatova waits at the Medyka, Poland border crossing point, for her two children, one adult and one teenager, to arrive from Ukraine. Przemysl is a crossing point set up for refugees crossing on foot. Tatiana had just received a call that her family was only an hour away.

Ukrainian Tatiana Medzatova waits at the Medyka, Poland border crossing point for her two children to arrive from Ukraine. Przemysl is a crossing point set up for refugees crossing on foot. Tatiana had just received a call that her family was only an hour away.

Ukrainian refugee Marina shares a moment with her son, Timur, moments after passing through border control into Poland near the town of Hrebenne. Mother and son were fleeing Pactava in Ukraine. CARE is working with our partners Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) at the border and elsewhere to provide food, water, clothing and other necessities to refugees.

Marina shares a moment with her son, Timur, moments after passing through border control into Poland, near the town of Hrebenne. Mother and son were fleeing Pactava in Ukraine.

CARE partner PAH provides food, water, clothing and other forms of assistance, at the Ukrainian-Polish border at Hrebrenne. PAH volunteers assist Natalia Kzakova and her daughter, Sofia, who fled Mariupol. The Kzakova family paused to rest and eat for a few moments before leaving the border zone for Poland, on Monday, April 11, 2022. Little Sofia said, "Our home was destroyed."

CARE is working with a partner organization, Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH), to provide food, water, clothing, and other necessities to refugees.

PAH volunteers assist Natalia Kzakova and her daughter, Sofia, who fled Mariupol. The Kzakova family paused to rest and eat for a few moments before leaving the border zone for Poland.

A school gym, Hala Sportowa, Lubycza Królewska, serves as temporary housing for refugees in the Polish border town, Hrebenne.

A school gym  serves as temporary housing for refugees in the Polish border town, Hrebenne.

Ukrainian refugee Nadja Deerandriva, and her cat, Benjamin, are temporarily residing at the Ukrainian House in the Polish border town Przemysl after fleeing their country.

Ukrainian refugee Nadja Deerandriva and her cat, Benjamin, are temporarily staying at the Ukrainian House in the Polish border town Przemysl.

Some of the many drawings by Ukrainian refugee children that were informally displayed at an arts and crafts station in a converted school gym, Hala Sportowa, Lubycza Królewska.

Some of the many drawings by Ukrainian refugee children that were displayed at an arts and crafts station in a converted school gym.

Cousins Mia Taranenko and Margharita Tsimbaleij play catch with a balloon they found while waiting with other refugees at the Przemysl train station on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. This train station, located in the nearest large town over the Polish border, is a gathering place for many refugees and non-profits who are providing basic supplies and internet/cell phone charging while people wait. Most refugees are in transit to another location.

Cousins Mia and Margharita play catch with a balloon they found while waiting with other refugees at the Przemysl train station.

This train station, located in the nearest large town over the Polish border, is a gathering place for many refugees and non-profit organizations who are providing basic supplies as well as internet and cell phone charging while people wait. Most refugees are in transit to another location.

Ukrainian refugee Marina embraces her daughter, Arina, moments after passing through border control into Poland near the town of Hrebenne. Mother and daughter were fleeing the Sumy region in Northwest Ukraine. CARE is working with our partners Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) at the border and elsewhere to provide food, water, clothing and other necessities to refugees.

Ukrainian refugee Marina embraces her daughter, Arina, moments after passing through border control into Poland near the town of Hrebenne.

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