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Resources for people impacted by the war in Ukraine

Updated: Mar 24, 2022

The Global Coalition for Language Rights has created a list of resources for people impacted by the war in Ukraine for accessing language supports.

In addition, we have also compiled a list of resources for translators and interpreters who would like to support those impacted by war through their language skills.

If you know anyone who has been impacted by the war in Ukraine and are in need of language services or access to information, please share these resources.


Free app that allows individuals and humanitarian organizations supporting them to connect to interpreters in real time.


For organizations needing language support, please contact: ukraine@clearglobal.org


TheBigWord Free telephone Interpreting through 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗦𝘆𝗻𝗸 𝗧𝗜 𝗔𝗽𝗽 to organizations supporting Ukrainian refugees. Follow the link to fill out the form and they will contact you to set up the service.


Free over the phone interpretation for Ukrainian, Romanian, Polish, Russian. Email info@inlingo.com for additional information.


Individual and organizations requiring language support in Ukrainian & Russian can email:

Ukraine@respondcrisistranslation.org


Online platform connecting refugees to supports worldwide, including local language classes. Information available in Ukrainian, Russian and English. Those in need of assistance can also email: ask@wehelpukraine.org


Provides information for refugees in Ukrainian, Russian, Hungarian, English as well as free legal advice and representation.


List of volunteer translators in many languages available online. In addition, list of volunteer sign language interpreters available by emailing: pomoc@tlumaczedlaukrainy.pl


Free use of video conferencing platform for NGOs & Volunteer Interpreters


Preply launched the Language Assistance Program, an initiative for displaced Ukrainians who want to learn or improve language skills. If you are interested, please sign up using this form: https://lnkd.in/dhpthMsH


Contact us directly for any other inquiries on language supports for those impacted by the conflict in Ukraine at co-chairs@translationcommons.org and include “Ukraine - Language Supports” in the subject line. We will get back to you as soon as possibl


Resources for translators and interpreters who wish to offer support

If you are a translator or interpreter you can make a great difference by volunteering your services to facilitate prompt access to critical information and services. You can volunteer with any or all of the organizations below. Please note the need is not just for Ukrainian/Russian translators and interpreters, so please consult the resources below to see if there is a need in your language combination.



Individuals and organizations interested in supporting the response, can volunteer their services here or support through a donation here. Learn more about CLEAR Global's Ukraine response on their website.



Need Ukrainian translators with a technical background to localize key circumvention, secure messaging, and website protection services for individuals and civil society groups in Ukraine.


Need Romanian to Russian/Ukrainian translators for the centralized platform offering up to date information on entering Romania.


Platform allowing anyone across Europe to offer assistance to Ukrainian refugees.




Roster of pro bono interpreters/translators. You can sign up here.


Blogpost by Julia Savic with additional volunteer opportunities


Contact us directly for any other inquiries on opportunities to provide language supports to those impacted by the conflict in Ukraine at co-chairs@translationcommons.org and include “Ukraine - Language Supports” in the subject line. We will get back to you as soon as possible.



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