War fatigue and inflation hit Ukraine aid response


Volunteers distribute humanitarian aid in the Kharkiv region, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. - AFP pic, July 10, 2022.

RUSLANA Hrytskiv has helped “dozens, maybe hundreds” of refugees since Russia invaded Ukraine, but her task is getting tougher as war fatigue sets in and Europe battles soaring prices and record inflation.




When she tried to find shoes for Ukrainian children on Facebook this week, she found herself entangled instead in a debate on the health aspects of wearing second-hand footwear.