August 2023

Military support

  • Government of Latvia

    • Military equipment worth about EUR 370 million – drones, helicopters, howitzers, weapons and personal equipment, ammunition, anti-tank weapons, Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, fuel, etc.

  • Latvian society and non-governmental sector

    • EUR 13,2 million for Ukraine’s defence needs ( – quadricycles, generators, chainsaws etc.

    • > EUR 4 million  donations from Latvia’s business community Businesses for Peace (Uzņēmēji mieram)

    • > 1600 off-road vehicles delivered to Ukraine (Twitter Convoy)

Humanitarian aid

  • Government of Latvia

    • > EUR 2,7 million in response to requests for assistance by the Government of Ukraine (medical devices, medical equipment, medicines, ambulances, stretchers, microscopes, etc.), as well as support to critical infrastructure (generators etc.) and to independent media

    • EUR 3,1 million for development cooperation projects of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) for the reconstruction of Ukraine, especially the Chernihiv region

  • Latvian society and non-governmental sector 

    • provides support to hospitals by sending medical supplies, equipment and medicines worth EUR 2,1  million

    • > 200 humanitarian aid cargoes to all regions of Ukraine in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EUR 5 million humanitarian aid by, as well as Easy to Help (Viegli palīdzēt), LIKTA, Your Friends (Tavi draugi), To You (Tev), Our Nest (Mūsu ligzda)

    • EUR 1,2  million humanitarian aid cargoes and support to refugees from Businesses for Peace (Uzņēmēji mieram)

    • > EUR 0,7 million support for hospitals from Businesses for Peace (Uzņēmēji mieram)

    • Competent authorities of Latvia gather evidence of war crimes in Ukraine             

    • EUR 2 million to the Ministry of Economics for the involvement of Latvian entrepreneurs in the reconstruction of the Chernihiv region

    • EUR 184 thousand support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to victims of hostilities, in cooperation with the Businesses for Peace, ensuring the reconstruction of houses in Chernihiv oblast

    • EUR 365 thousand for development cooperation projects of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ukraine in support of rehabilitation of victims of Russia's war, as well as Ukraine’s Euro-integration process and reforms

    • Equipment of the State Fire and Rescue Service and essential material equipment for the Emergency Service of Ukraine

    • vehicles and other items from the State Police and the State Border Guard, including cars, buses, drones, armoured vests, helmets

Aid for war refugees


  • Government of Latvia
    • Up to EUR 116 000 000 in 2022 and EUR 102 170 576 in 2023 for the Refugee Support Action Plan

    • Personal identity number assigned to ~50 000 civilians of Ukraine; ~53 000 residence documents (visas and residence permits) issued with the right to employment

    • ~ 2200 Ukrainian civilians have temporarily been accommodated in the Asylum Seekers Centre of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs

    • Guaranteed Minimum Income Allowance - EUR 125 (EUR 87,5 for a family member)

    • EUR 272 one-off crisis allowance for an adult (EUR 190 for a child)

    • EUR 620 grant for start-up employment or self-employment (12 789 employment and 253 self-employment start-up allowances)

    • Under the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived > 37 000 Ukrainian people: at least 130 500 food packages, at least 63 000 hygiene and household goods packages, 9 100 educational supplies packages

    • Average monthly childcare allowance paid for about 350 children, family state allowance for about 5,5 thousand children

    • Since the beginning of the war, child birth allowance has been paid for more than 200 children of Ukrainian civilians born in Latvia

    • An emergency guardian appointed for 1 ,3 thousand unaccompanied children, paying support to the guardian

    • A scholarship fund for Ukrainian students and researchers up to EUR 522 thousand education and continuity of scientific research

    • A scholarship of EUR 140 for students at all study levels enrolled in public or private higher education institutions of Latvia

    • Research grant for scientific work EUR 900 per month for Ukrainian researchers

    • An individual study plan has been developed for each Ukrainian child/student who attends school in Latvia

    • Students’ camps for Ukrainians in 2022/2023

    • EUR 4 000 000 for Latvian language courses for Ukrainian refugees in 2023

  • Latvian society and non-governmental sector

    • Housing, volunteering, humanitarian aid, support, information provision, cultural, sports and community building activities, Latvian language learning, events for children and young people, etc.

    • EUR 2,5   million — hygiene products, small household appliances, warm soup ( and individual support in cases of disease or socially acute cases for Ukrainian families

    • > 145 humanitarian aid points across Latvia

    • Free offers for Ukrainian people by businesses and NGOs

    • Advise, guidelines and other information on rental dwelling at:

    • Centre for Support and Integration of Ukrainian Refugees “Riga Heart” (Rīgas sirds)


International contributions

  • EUR 24,5  million (European Peace Facility, the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development, the International Criminal Court, UN Children’s Fund, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UN Women Ukraine, NATO Comprehensive Assistance Package for Ukraine, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL), initiative “Grain from Ukraine”, World Bank Ukraine Trust Fund for Recovery, Reconstruction and Reform, World Bank International Development Association “Crisis Support Programme”, OECD Ukraine Support Program, European Investment Bank Trust Fund "European Union for Ukraine" etc.)

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