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 12 March 2022, an equivalent of nearly UAH 11.4 billion has been transferred to 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 3.3 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 almost all funds received – nearly UAH 11.4 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 almost UAH 8,097.4 million for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (UAH 182.3 million on 28 February 2022; UAH 843 million on 1 March 2022; UAH 1,999.3 million on 2 March 2022, UAH 920 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; UAH 444.5 million on 9 March 2022; UAH 926.2 million on 11 March 2022)
- a total of UAH 720 million for the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (UAH 420 million on 3 March 2022, UAH 300 million on 11 March 2022)
Now, the special account balance amounts to UAH 61.2 billion.
As previously reported, those willing to make donations to support the Ukrainian Army can use the payment details or a template for the card payment available here: https://bank.gov.ua/en/about/support-the-armed-forces.
Special account for humanitarian needs
As of 12 March 2022, an equivalent of more than UAH 242 million has been transferred to the special account of the Ministry of Social Policy the NBU opened for humanitarian aid.
Overall, the equivalent of over UAH 117.6 million in donations has come into this account from outside Ukraine in foreign currencies (U.S. dollars, euros, GB pounds).
The Ministry of Social Policy now has UAH 242 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 available here or make transfer from the card: https://bank.gov.ua/en/about/humanitarian-aid-to-ukraine.