Four refugees from Ukraine recount their struggle to find safety.
President Joe Biden has said the US will admit up to 100,000 refugees, prompting Ukrainians in cities such as Sacramento and Seattle to make preparations to support those fleeing the conflict-hit country.
A system set up to help refugees find a ride and shelter after fleeing Ukraine may end up being exploited by traffickers looking for cheap labour or to lure women into the sex trade.
“That’s our challenge: respond to great needs in Europe, and especially inside Ukraine, and then at the same time respond to needs equally elsewhere,” says Jan Egeland, secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council.
The Biden administration says it would use "the full range of legal pathways," including the refugee resettlement program, for Ukrainians seeking to come to the United States.
Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda after their meeting in Ankara stress that peace should prevail in the region.
Refugees call for a no-fly zone over Ukraine - something NATO powers have so far ruled out on the grounds it would risk escalating the conflict beyond Ukraine.
Governor Vasily Golubev says the measure was enacted after the region saw an increase in refugees due to evacuation orders by pro-Russian separatist leaders.
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