30 April 2022, Vodiane, Ukraine - A woman transports a sack of potato on her bicycle during a distribution of seeds and potato starter kits in the village of Vodiane. Olena Smahlyuk is a pensioner and a caretaker of the local school in the village of Vodiane in Dnipropetrovska oblast. She is one of many who received potato seeds from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The war in Ukraine that began on 24 February 2022 has led to large-scale human suffering across all regions of the country. As the dynamics of the war continue to evolve, large portions of the population are affected by damage to critical infrastructure, lack of basic services and disruptions of supply chains, requiring multisectoral humanitarian assistance.