With no peace, Ukraine is beset by humanitarian risks: U.N.




 
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May 29th, 2015  
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Topic: With no peace, Ukraine is beset by humanitarian risks: U.N.


By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine's flawed ceasefire has left pensioners, infants and women mired in a humanitarian crisis that could get rapidly better or rapidly worse, the U.N.'s top representative in the country said in an interview on Friday. A Feb. 12 Minsk ceasefire agreement was "not really working", with hundreds of shelling incidents every day, said Neal Walker, U.N. resident coordinator in Ukraine. "Very clearly, you have a huge humanitarian risk if the conflict escalates," Walker told Reuters.




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