The Russian-Ukrainian war has forced over 5 million Ukrainians to seek refuge from Russian aggression in other countries. Among the refugees, there are many individuals with disabilities who face challenges at every step. The lack of access to necessary rehabilitation tools or mobility aids, such as wheelchairs, crutches, and canes, complicates their daily functioning. Many […]
On this page: Information line about available support for Ukrainian citizens in Latvia: +371 27 380 380 (on weekdays 9:00 – 17:00) Arrival to Latvia Upon arriving in Latvia through border checkpoints, individuals entering with biometric passports will undergo border control. If a person arrives without a travel document, they will be identified in cooperation […]
Residence legalization Poland does not have separate rules regarding the legalization of the stay of Ukrainian refugees with disabilities on its territory. The Law on assistance to citizens of Ukraine specifies certain benefits for people with disabilities, for example, when issuing a PESEL number (if a person due to a disability cannot personally submit an […]
The Ukrainian Disability ID Card is not valid in Latvia. Ukrainians must undergo a medical examination in accordance with Latvian legislation, as countries have different approaches to disability assessment criteria and the support system as a whole. The Law “On Support of the Civilian Population of Ukraine” does not provide for equating a disability established […]
Information on people with disabilities (rights of people with disabilities, documents that may be issued by Polish authorities, powers).
Update: 07.02.2023 A citizen of Ukraine with disabilities, who meets altogether three conditions: is entitled to medical care provided on the territory of Poland to the same extent as Polish citizens, with the exception of: It may also benefit from actions or programs financed by: • funds from the State Fund for Rehabilitation of the […]