A group of people gather around a smattering of bags and donated items in Poland.

© UNHCR/Chris Melzer

As the war in Ukraine intensifies, people around the world are taking action to support those who have been impacted. We’re inspired by the bravery so many are showing during this dark time, in defense of democracy and on behalf of their communities. Leaders in our network—and people, organizations, and companies all over the world—have stepped up to support those in Ukraine and across the region.

Below are a selection of stories that embody the character and humanity revealed during this crisis. We hope you find inspiration in this work. If you’re looking for ways to support immediate action on the ground, take action here.

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