Like many people across the world, Headliners (UK) has been shocked and saddened by the Russian invasion into Ukraine and the impact on its communities and young people. We hope for a swift and peaceful resolution.

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted by this war, including the people of Ukraine and the surrounding countries and all those around the world with family, friends and loved ones in the region.

Advice if you're upset by the news

For children and young people round the world who may be upset by the news and the events in Ukraine, BBC Newsround have created some helpful advice if you are upset by the news. You can read more here:

What can we do to help?

If you wish to Donate to the DEC:

An appeal has been launched by the UK's Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to help the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians who are trying to get away from the fighting. 

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) brings together 15 leading UK aid charities to provide and deliver aid to ensure successful appeals. The charities include Oxfam, Save the Children UK, Age International, British Red Cross, Cafod, Christian Aid and Islamic Relief

Youth Sector Support

The National Youth Agency with British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal have set up a site for youth workers, groups and sector organisations  to share resources and donate funds to support humanitarian aid for people affected by the conflict in #Ukraine and neighbouring countries. To learn more, please visit: 


We will continue to stand with the people of Ukraine and the global community in calling for an immediate end to this war and a swift return to peace.