The International Committee of the Red Cross has temporarily halted its work in Ukraine for security reasons, a spokesperson told Reuters on Monday, after Russia fired missiles at cities across Ukraine.
“For security reasons, our teams have paused operations today,” a spokesperson said in an emailed response to a Reuters question.
The Norwegian Refugee Council also said that it had halted its aid operations there until it is safe to resume.
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“We cannot aid vulnerable communities when our aid workers are hiding from barrage of bombs, and in fear of repeated attacks,” said Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the NRC.