The figures are impressive. 1.7 million children affected by the war, more than 170,000 of them officially registered by the state services as “internally displaced,” as reported the United Nation fund for Children (UNICEF), in a report they released on July 17.
What do these figures really mean, asks from the outset Rudi Luchmann, deputy representative of UNICEF in Ukraine? Behind these numbers hid many individual stories, all of them different, of children affected by the war.
“That’s an industrial scale,” describes Luchmann.