A 100-soldier unit of the Canadian armed forces will relocate to Poland to aid Ukrainian war refugees, the Canadian defence minister said on Thursday.
Poland has proposed an EU scheme for the relocation of Ukrainian refugees requiring medical aid from Poland to other EU countries, the Polish health minister said on Tuesday in Brussels.
A reception centre for war refugees from Ukraine has opened at Warsaw's Western Bus Terminal.
A protest was held in the eastern Polish Podlaskie province on Saturday calling for humanitarian and medical organisations to be granted access to operate in an area adjacent to the border with Belarus that is under a state of emergency.
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.
Attorneys for 32 foreigners trapped in an area between the Polish and Belarusian borders have applied to the European Court of Human Rights for it to grant them protection under international law and to demand that the Polish authorities provide them with food and medical assistance.
One of Poland’s biggest NGOs, Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH, Polska Akcja Humanitarna), has gone into overdrive in its mission to save the lives of those living in countries blighted by war.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki voiced pride on Monday in Poland's medical aid mission in Lombardy, Italy. Morawiecki wrote on Facebook that Poland's 1980s Solidarity Union inspired its will to aid others in face of today's coronavirus epidemic.
Seven doctors from the southern Polish city of Kraków will leave for Madagascar on October 20, where they will help patients at a hospital in the second biggest city, Antsirabe. They will take with them PLN 17,000's worth (EUR 3,900) of medical equipment.
The Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) is to deliver 100 housing modules to Uganda, which will serve as medical centres in refugee camps. PLN 1.5 million (EUR 348,000) for the project comes from the Polish Aid programme.