Lithuania — Surveys with Refugees from Ukraine: Needs, Intentions, and Integration Challenges (April - June 2023)




DTM Europe,
Period Covered
Apr 01 2023
Jun 30 2023
  • Survey
  • Flow Monitoring

This report is based on a survey of displacement patterns, needs and intentions conducted by IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in the 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. The analysis presented in this report is based on data collected between April and June 2023.

Key Findings:

  • Top oblasts of origin: Kharkivska (14%), Donetska (12%), Dnipropetrovska (11%), Khersonska (9%), Zaporizka (8%).
  • Intentions to move: no intentions to move (95%), move within current country (1%), to another country (1%), where top 3 were Poland, Latvia and the United Kingdom.
  • Employment status: employed (33%), retired (24%), unemployed and looking for a job (14%), unemployed and not looking for a job (12%), maternity/paternity leave (12%).
  • Top needs:* financial support (27%), health services (22%), medicines (18%), employment (14%), food products (12%).
  • Top areas of assistance received:* food products (90%), personal hygiene and sanitary supplies (85%), financial support (83%), transportation (58%), clothes and shoes (53%).
  • Top inclusion challenges*: financial issues (23%), language barrier (14%), employment (12%), housing (11%), social services (8%).

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