With refugees from Ukraine having to flee their Nation, many citizens from around the world were ready to step up with offers of support and generosity. But with great humanitarian efforts comes both rewards and hardship as many ordinary citizens fail to understand the real needs of these people, often resulting in people left vulnerable and abused.

Image: Image: Shutterstock – Gabriel Preda RO

Produced By: Melanie Scott

Featured In Story: Adriana E. Bora – PHD candidate at Queensland University of Technology, and Jasmine Straga – Member of board of directors – International Circus Federation

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 31 May 2022