EU-funded project helps to find more than 2,200 missing children in Ukraine
April 4, 2023

EU-funded project helps to find more than 2,200 missing children in Ukraine

More than 2,200 missing children were found by the EU-supported ‘Missing Children Search Service’ (“Служба розшуку дітей”) in the 17 years it has been operating in Ukraine.

Today, the organisation continues its activities and records a large number of stories of children lost due to war.

The organisation reminds that the maximum dissemination of information about a missing child is one of the most effective searching mechanisms.

In case of need, you can contact the ‘Missing Children Search Service’ on the telephone  hotline 116 000 (the hotline works throughout Ukraine and is free from all mobile operators), online via Telegram chatbot (@missingchildren_bot), chat on the website (, Facebook messenger ( or Instagram (

The Ukrainian charitable organisation ‘Network of 100 percent life Rivne’ (“Мережа 100 відсотків життя Рівне”) helps to promote the service within the EU4CSOs Emergency Actions grant programme, supported by the European Union.

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