This is the NBU’s update on the balances in the special account for those wishing to support the Ukrainian Army, and the Ministry of Social Policy’s account designated for humanitarian needs.
Special account to support the Army
As of 8 March 2022, an equivalent of almost UAH 10.6 billion has been wired into the special account the NBU opened to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Money has been coming in from people and businesses in Ukraine and from all over the international community (including the U.S., the UK, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Finland, the Czech Republic, China, France, Canada, and many other countries).
That includes the equivalent of more than UAH 3 billion that has been remitted from abroad in foreign currencies (U.S. dollars, euros, GB pounds, Canadian dollars, Chinese renminbi, Japanese yen, Swiss francs, Polish zlotys, Australian dollars).
The NBU has already allocated over UAH 9.7 billion to meet the needs of the Military, in particular:
- a total of UAH 950 million for the National Guard of Ukraine (UAH 450 million on 26 February 2022, UAH 500 million on 6 March 2022)
- a total of UAH 1,650 million for the National Police of Ukraine (UAH 150 million on 28 February 2022, UAH 700 million on 3 March 2022, UAH 800 million on 6 March 2022)
- a total of over UAH 6,726.8 million for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (UAH 168 million on 28 February 2022; UAH 1999.3 million on 1 March 2022; UAH 920 million on 1 March 2022, UAH 341.2 million on 2 March 2022; UAH 1843 million on 4 March 2022; UAH 341.2 million on 5 March 2022; UAH 1,843 million on 7 March 2022; UAH 597.9 million on 8 March 2022)
- a total of UAH 420 million for the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (3 March 2022).
The balance in this special account currently stands at nearly UAH 0.9 billion.
As previously reported, those willing to make donations to support the Ukrainian Army can use the payment details or card number available here: https://bank.gov.ua/en/about/support-the-armed-forces
Special account for humanitarian needs
As of 8 March 2022, an equivalent of more than UAH 129.2 million has been transferred to the Ministry of Social Policy’s designated account the NBU opened for humanitarian aid purposes.
Overall, the equivalent of almost UAH 48 million in donations has come into this account from outside Ukraine (U.S. dollars, euros, GB pounds).
The Ministry of Social Policy now has UAH 129.2 million in this account.
The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine is both the recipient and administrator of the funds credited to the account opened by the NBU for humanitarian aid from Ukraine and abroad.
Please be reminded that to donate funds to help the victims of this war, you can use the payment details or card number available here: https://bank.gov.ua/en/about/humanitarian-aid-to-ukraine.