As of 28 November, 490,046 IDPs have been identified by Ukraine’s State Emergency Service. The majority (96 per cent) come from the eastern regions of Ukraine.
As of 28 November, 449,847 IDPs have registered with the Ministry of Social Policy in line with the new government registration policy.
UNHCR is concerned about the potential impact of a new government resolution that provides for the transfer of state-run institutions and social payments to government-controlled areas. People should not be forced to leave their homes to access pensions and social benefits.