Belarus — Surveys with Refugees from Ukraine: Needs, Intentions, and Integration Challenges (Jan-Mar 2023)




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Jan 01 2023
Mar 31 2023
  • Survey
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Mobility Tracking

This report is based on a survey of displacement patterns, needs and intentions conducted by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in the 11 countries included in the Regional Response Plan for Ukraine in 2023: 6 countries neighbouring Ukraine Belarus, Hungary, Poland, Republic  of  Moldova, Romania and Slovakia and other 5 countries particularly impacted by the arrivals of refugees from Ukraine since the start of the war in February 2022 Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Belarus - Key findings:

  • Top oblasts of origin: Donetska (33%), Luhanska (16%) and Kharkivska (12%).
  • Intentions to move: no intention to move (62%); move back to the region of origin in Ukraine (2%), or to another location in Ukraine (0.4%); move to another country (16%), mainly to the Russian Federation, Poland, and Germany; move within Belarus (1.6%).
  • Sources for covering daily expenses:* support from family (50%), support from NGOs (38%), income (38%), savings (34%).
  • Top needs:* financial support (84%), food supply (74%), personal hygiene items (64%), health services (48%), clothes and shoes (44%).
  • Top integration challenges:* financial issues  (56%), long-term housing (11%), suitable job (6%), access to social services (3%).

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