Setting off on Saturday as part of a practice run for evacuating Ukraine’s wounded, when the crew arrived in Mostyska and found thousands of refugees waiting to leave they decided to turn their practice into reality and take as many as possible to safety in Poland.
A total of 38 lorries carrying Polish humanitarian aid for Ukraine will arrive in Kiev this week, as tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to run high.
The Polish government is sending medical personnel and a load of equipment to Romania to help the country cope with a worsening pandemic, Polish officials announced at a press conference on Thursday.
An airplane carrying nearly 8 tonnes of humanitarian aid landed in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Saturday morning, as part of Poland's help for a country facing an increasingly difficult epidemiological situation, the Polish embassy in Hanoi has said.
The 29th Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOSP), Poland’s most high-profile charity event, raised nearly PLN 127.5 million (EUR 28.1) despite the Covid lockdown.
Germany's eastern state of Brandenburg has sent aid to hospitals in the central-Polish province of Mazowsze to help them battle the Covid-19 virus, Mazowsze authorities said on Tuesday.
A military aircraft carrying PLN 90,000 (EUR 22,230) worth of protective medical supplies to help Azerbaijan in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic took off from Wroclaw airport in western Poland on Thursday, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
Firefighters set off on Wednesday morning to Ukraine and Moldova carrying medical equipment from the Polish government worth PLN 3 million (EUR 674,000), with 12 lorries destined for Ukraine and four to Moldova, said Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński.
Poland's PM, Mateusz Morawiecki, along the leaders of five other European Union countries, has called for greater collaboration to tackle future pandemics including maintaining a three-month stock of critical medicines, supplies and equipment across the EU.
As we enter our third month of coronalockdown, we take a look at steps being taken to help fight the COVID-19 virus…