The refugee aid that Poland has received so far from the European Union is "a drop in the ocean" the government refugee commissioner has said.
New laws regulating the accommodation of Ukrainian refugees in public-funded quarters will be introduced as an amendment to refugee laws currently processed in the Sejm (lower house of Poland’s parliament).
Poland has managed to freeze PLN 13 billion (EUR 2.73 billion) in assets related to the Russian and Belarusian regimes, a deputy interior minister told the Senate on Wednesday.
The Polish government commissioner for refugees has said that the EU should establish a fund for war refugees from Ukraine.
Poland has already issued over 1 million PESEL identity numbers to war refugees from Ukrainian, a government commissioner for refugees has said.
Thousands of Ukrainian refugees have left Poland for Ukraine to spend their Easter holidays at home, a Polish deputy interior minister has said.
Poland needs immediate and additional EU funding to provide assistance to refugees from Ukraine, Poland's deputy interior minister said on Wednesday.
By Wednesday afternoon, a total of 846,000 Ukrainian refugees have received a Polish PESEL personal identification number, a deputy interior minister announced.
Poland has welcomed a programme for the re-settlement of Ukrainian refugees prepared by the British government.
Paweł Szefernaker, a Polish deputy interior minister, has argued that European countries should come up with an offer for Ukrainian refugees that would be similar to the Polish model of accommodating people fleeing the war in Ukraine.
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