Civilian assistance sent from Finland to Ukraine and neighbouring regions
A highly exceptional aid operation is underway in Europe. Extensive amounts of assistance have been sent to Ukraine and neighbouring countries through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism. The European Commission is preparing for a long-term crisis and aid needs. The Department for Rescue Services of the Ministry of the Interior is responsible for coordinating the civilian assistance provided by the Finnish Government to Ukraine through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
Civilian assistance sent from Finland
- In September, items of energy equipment (such as generators, transformers and electric motors), vehicles (a tanker truck, three buses, an aerial work platform), IT supplies, and equipment collected in the Laptops for Ukraine campaign (such as laptops, mobile phones and monitors, a total of 676) were sent to Ukraine.
- During August, Finland delivered a large amount of material related to water treatment to Ukraine. In addition, heating stations and a fire engine have been sent to Ukraine.
firefighting equipment, hospital supplies, generators and school furniture were sent to Ukraine. To respond to the need for assistance arising from the destruction of the Kakhovka dam, food packages, water purification supplies and temporary accommodation were sent to Ukraine.
maternity packages, generators and rescue service supplies were sent to Ukraine. In addition, a wide range of healthcare supplies, such as patient monitors and incubators for premature infants, were delivered to Ukraine.
various items of energy equipment, healthcare supplies and two buses were sent to Ukraine.
77 transformers, two mobile heat and steam generators, large-scale generators and their spare parts, a solar power system and various other items of energy equipment were sent to Ukraine. In addition, maternity packages, winter clothes, healthcare supplies, school furniture, a bus, an ambulance and an ambulance simulator were delivered to Ukraine.
Several large back-up generators, UPS units, transformers, one mobile heat and steam generator, three fire engines and one tanker truck, two temperature controlled vehicles, fire suits and 500 maternity packages were sent to Ukraine.
Buses, energy equipment, personal protective equipment and medical supplies were sent to Ukraine.
- 30 December
Six ambulances were sent to Ukraine
- 22 December
To support Ukraine’s energy supply, a truck delivery of supply transformers was sent to Ukraine.
- 19-20 December
Four trucks sent on 19 and 20 December contained hospital supplies, rescue services supplies, water purification materials and small-sized generators.
- 7 December
Finland sent five buses to Ukraine to be used to transport children and young people to school. Finland will send more busses to Ukraine at the end of the year.
- 24 November
Components of the electricity grid, such as current transformers, circuit breakers and relays, were sent to Ukraine.
- October - November
Back up generators and personal protective equipment, were sent to Ukraine.
- August - September
Civil defence equipment, hospital supplies and scanning equipment, were sent to Ukraine.
- 2 August
Rescue service supplies, such as stretchers, defibrillators, first-aid kits and protective equipment, were sent to Ukraine.
- 8 July
Medical supplies and radiation safety equipment were sent to Ukraine.
- 16 May
Medicines and medical supplies were sent to Ukraine.
- 14 April
Two ambulances and rescue service supplies were sent to Ukraine and medical supplies to Moldova. In addition, a donation of medicinal products was delivered to Ukraine.
- 5 April
Two ambulances, rescue service supplies and protective overalls were sent to Ukraine.
- 26 March
One ambulance was sent to Ukraine.
- 25 March
escue service supplies and equipment were sent to Ukraine.
- 24 March
Medical supplies and dosimeters were sent to Ukraine.
- 23 March
Two ambulances were sent to Ukraine.
- 23 March
Three new experts were sent to Moldova. The new experts replace the experts who started their work on 4 March based on the principle of rotation.
- 19 March
Two ambulances were sent to Ukraine.
- 18 March
Four ambulances were sent to Ukraine.
- 15 March
Two fire engines were sent to Ukraine.
- 14 March
An expert from the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority was sent to Brussels for situation awareness tasks related to radiation and nuclear issues.
- 4 March, 7 March, 8 March and 11 March
Medical personal protective equipment and medical supplies were sent to Ukraine. The package included donations from municipalities and purchases by the National Emergency Supply Agency.
- 4 March
The first three experts were sent to Moldova. The experts help coordinate the humanitarian assistance needed by people fleeing Ukraine.
- 3 March
A material assistance package was sent to Moldova. The shipment included emergency accommodation for 5,000 people, a field kitchen, two shower tents and five multi-purpose tents.
- 1–2 March
- The first package of material assistance was sent to Ukraine. The shipment included emergency accommodation for 5,000 people and medical personal protective equipment.