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Stand with Ukraine

Mar 28
  • For Ukrainians coming to Latvia a website has been set up to offer useful information about asylum, residence permits and accomodation.
  • The Investment and Tourism Agency of Riga (Live Riga) and the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) offer relocation assistance to Latvia for companies with branches in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. For more information contact: invest@riga.lv/invest@liaa.gov.lv.

  • HelpUkraineBot is a virtual assistant that provides verified information about providing help to the Ukrainian people in Latvia.
     
  • VideoBit App offers the opportunity to learn foreign languages through short video exchanges thus helping Ukrainians adjust to Europe: www.videobit.io/uk
     
  • New website developed by ERDA, The Red Jackets and Helve for the people of Ukraine who are looking for jobs in Latvia: www:ukrainetolatvia.teamtailor.com
     
  • Donations to Ukraine are collected by www.ziedot.lv #StandwithUkraine.
     
  • Latvian entrepreneurs have set the target to raise at least 5 million via the Riga Tech Girls account: LV32UNLA0050024322055, ("Riga TechGirls", reg. No.: LV40008250980, stating the purpose of the donation: UznemejiMieram).
     
  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is tracking the corporate response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. If your company is supporting the response, please share your efforts through this form.
     
  • Donating goods such as medical supply, non-perishable food, fuel are extremely important. Companies can also give information on what vacancies/ work opportunities can be offered to Ukrainian refugees. More information: www..em.gov.lv
     
  • In order to stay and work in Latvia, Ukrainian citizens will be granted long-term visas in relation to the right to employment in Latvia. More information: www.palidziukrainai.lv 
     
  • LIAA SOS phone number where to consult regarding problem-situations while doing business in Russia, Belarus or Ukraine. The number is +371 68803505 (it is active from Mon to Fri  8:30-17:00)
     
  • Individual persons or companies can also provide information on how they could help Ukrainian refugees on a website:  www.gribupalidzetbegliem.lv
     
  • On 5 March 2022, the Law on  Support for Civilians of Ukraine entered into force in Latvia. The law sets out various options for providing and receiving support, such as accommodation, food, basic necessities, health services and educational services for children. Read more: HERE
     
  • The booklet “What to do in case of a crisisof the Ministry of Defence on how to handle a sudden and serious deterioration in the civil security situation. 
     
  • This Financial Intelligence Unit of Latvia website on sanctioned entities, lists of natural and legal persons or other identifiable entities with both international and national sanctions against them.
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