Amazon helps Ukrainians resettle with free delivery of essential products
Amazon is partnering with Welcome.US, local resettlement agencies, and community organizations to offer Ukrainian families free delivery and a total value of $2 million in donated products to help them resettle in the U.S. Read more.
Safeguarding Ukraine’s data to preserve its present and build its future
Before the Russian invasion, Ukrainian law required certain government data and select private sector data to be stored in servers physically located in Ukraine. A week before the Russian military invaded the country, Ukraine’s parliament passed legislation to allow government and private sector data to be moved to the cloud. To accomplish that, Ukrainian leadership put out a public call for help. Amazon Web Services (AWS) was among the first organizations to respond. AWS employees helped secure vital data so the Ukrainian government, education, and banking institutions can continue to serve Ukrainian people. Read more.
Amazon employees pack 200,000 hygiene kits for Ukrainian refugees
Amazon has committed to deliver 200,000 hygiene kits to partner charities, bringing together our employee volunteer network with Clean the World, a social enterprise focused on providing recycled soap and hygiene supplies to those who have limited access to these products. The Amazon-donated kits consist of basic supplies—including soap, shampoo, and toothpaste—and will be distributed to families in Ukraine and refugees in surrounding countries. Read more.
How Amazon employees helped a peer’s family escape the war in Ukraine
Daria Sokol shares her parents’ harrowing story of fleeing the war and the way colleagues around the globe supported them with meals, lodging, and kindness. Learn more.
AWS-powered app helps healthcare workers track medical supplies in Ukraine
The Ukrainian Ministry of Health and Ukraine public health agencies sought a centralized tool that would help doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers request and track incoming supplies and monitor capacity at nearby hospitals, to better treat the wounded. With support from Amazon Web Services, XCH—a provider of situational awareness and incident management software tools to support health care providers in times of crisis—launched the Ukrainian Humanitarian Aid and Assistance System to facilitate the communications required to provide emergency responders with real-time data for supply management. Learn more.
Amazon continues donating to help Ukrainian refugees
The company’s donations now total over $35 million including financial support, products, and cloud computing credits. Read more.
Amazon joins Welcome.US CEO Council
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy joins 35 senior executives from other companies to launch a new effort to support resettlement, upskilling, and hiring of refugees coming to the U.S. Learn more.
Amazon donates more than 30,000 medical supplies to hospitals in Ukraine
The Amazon U.S. disaster relief hub in Atlanta, Georgia is partnering with a medical non-governmental organization to send supplies to doctors and nurses on the front lines. Read more.
Digital Ukrainian artifacts saved by cultural heritage professionals using AWS
AWS supports grassroots organization Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online to replicate and securely store Ukraine’s digital content focused on culture and history. Read more.
Amazon offers free legal resources to help Ukrainian refugees
Amazon attorneys are leading a pro bono humanitarian initiative to develop free legal guidebooks for refugees seeking resettlement in Europe. Read more.
Amazon opens second humanitarian aid hub in Poland
New humanitarian hub in Poland to help Ukrainian refugees, along with the previously opened hub in Slovakia. Read more.
AWS contributes technology resources to support humanitarian relief
Over the past month, nonprofit, government, and commercial customers have requested assistance in accelerating important humanitarian efforts that are helping millions of refugees and people within Ukraine and surrounding countries. Read more.
Amazon launches employment support program for refugees
Amazon has launched Welcome Door, a new program to provide refugees employed by the company with additional resources and support—including free legal assistance on their path to citizenship. Ukrainian refugees hired by Amazon will have access to this new initiative, which will be available in the U.S next month and expand globally by the end of this year. Read more.
Amazon launches humanitarian aid hub in Slovakia
Built in just 10 days, Amazon’s new humanitarian hub will help relief organizations provide faster support to Ukrainian refugees. Read more.
Amazon signs The Tent Partnership for Refugees
More than 3 million people have been forced to leave their homes in Ukraine. We are proud to support immediate and longer-term needs of Ukrainians through the Tent Partnership. Learn more.
Updates to Amazon’s retail, entertainment, and AWS businesses
Amazon has suspended shipment of retail products to customers based in Russia and Belarus and will no longer provide customers with access to Prime Video in Russia. Read more.
Amazon’s cybersecurity assistance for Ukraine
Note: This post was updated on March 8 to include the fact that AWS is no longer accepting new sign-ups based in Russia or Belarus.
AWS has been working closely with Ukrainian customers and partners to keep their applications secure. Teams of Account Managers, Security Specialists, Solutions Architects, and other technical professionals are working around the clock to help customers and partners at this critical time. Read more.
Amazon is working with NGOs and employees to offer immediate support to the people of Ukraine
Amazon is donating $5 million to organizations that are providing critical support on the ground in the Ukraine and matching up to $5 million in additional donations from employees. Read more.