In an article published by Voices of America, Michael Sweikar, executive director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, comments that the global nature of the war on Ukraine makes it especially challenging for aid groups looking to deliver relief.
"These types of situations make what is already challenging even more difficult,” he said. “When supply chains break, it makes it even harder for humanitarian aid programs and food security programs to deliver results.”
Sweikar said that it is important for aid groups and governments to be aware that the situation in Ukraine could become significantly worse, possibly drawing in neighboring countries and expanding the conflict, which would further disrupt aid flows.
Originally published at voanews.com on March 24, 2022.