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Send emergency aid to Ukraine with PostNord

PostNord has received a request from the Ukrainian Post, Ukrposhta, for help in collecting and transporting emergency aid to the Ukrainian people.

As of today, private individuals can send emergency aid packages to Ukraine free of charge.

The items will be shipped from Sweden to Poland, after which the Ukrainian Post will be responsible for transport and distribution in Ukraine. Ukrposhta distributes emergency aid where the need is greatest.

- Our colleagues in Ukrposhta do a fantastic job of maintaining the mail delivery and carrying out their important social mission during the ongoing war. When those who risk their lives every day to keep Ukraine going ask for help, it goes without saying that we will do what we can. Therefore, it feels important to provide the opportunity to send relief packages from both Sweden and Denmark free of charge, says Annemarie Gardshol, President and CEO of PostNord.

The current war has made it difficult for distribution and logistics in Ukraine. In such a situation, the Ukrainian post can take an active role in getting humanitarian aid on the ground. Ukrposhta has therefore appealed to European postal distributors for help in obtaining important supplies that they can distribute to citizens who remain in the country.

- We are pleased to be able to support the Ukrainian Post's collection of humanitarian aid. Ukrposhta wants to be able to continue its activities as far as possible and despite the ongoing war, and help to make everyday life easier for the people inside Ukraine. Many Swedes want to support the Ukrainian people in a completely terrible situation and now we make it free and easy to get help all the way to the Ukrainian people, says Mathias Kr├╝mmel, CEO of PostNord Sweden.

How does it happen?

PostNord offers all private individuals who want to donate humanitarian aid to send packages of supplies to Ukraine free of charge. Packages are handed in at one of PostNord's Business Centers and then transported to a central office in Poland. From there, the Ukrainian post office drives in the aid to citizens who remain inside Ukraine and have a great need for help. The

Private individuals can send packages with supplies of up to 20 kg and with a maximum size such as a "regular moving box". Maximum 2 packages per submission. The

The packages are handed in at PostNord's business center and sent to Ukraine free of charge. It is not possible to submit to a representative or rural letter carrier. You can find your nearest Business Center here .

At PostNord's business center, a special label will be affixed to the package. You do not need to write an address or the like on the package.

The contents of the package must appear on the outside to facilitate sorting. More information in English is available on the Ukrainian Post's website .

What can you send?

  1. Food
    Cans, such as ravioli, tuna, minced meat sauce, tomato sauce, soups, fruit and canned berries
    Instant noodles and other dry pasta
    cakes, energy bars, chocolate
    tea, coffee
  2. Clothes , whole and clean, mainly underwear, gloves and rainwear
  3. Household products , whole and clean e.g. sleeping bags, pillows, duvets, thermal mugs, garbage bags
  4. Hygiene products, new in unopened packaging, e.g. toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, wet wipes, feminine hygiene products
  5. Medical products e.g. bandages, sterile compressors, patches

You may not send:

  1. Fresh produce
  2. Liquids that are not in a can
  3. Dangerous goods

Source: PostNord

 
   
         
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