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Volunteers in Ukraine Are Stepping Up Where the Government Is Failing

Added 08-17-22 01:21:02am EST - “Government bureaucracy has constantly failed the people of Ukraine. Now, volunteers have stepped up to the plate.” - Reason.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reason.com: “Volunteers in Ukraine are stepping up where the government is failing”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

People with combat experience joined Ukraine's Foreign Legion. Doctors, nurses, and others with medical experience are keeping the country's health care system going. Several thousand others do humanitarian work, like distributing food and medicine.

For my video this week, Stossel TV executive producer Maxim Lott went to Ukraine to record them at work.

He rode along with ambulance driver Didrik Gunnestad, a 27-year-old volunteer from Norway. Gunnestad delivered supplies, and then he drove sick people out of dangerous areas.

"It was learning by doing," he says. Ambulances were desperately needed. "Most things that happen here are done by volunteers, not government officials."

Tom Palmer, an American with the Atlas Network think tank, raised more than $1 million in aid for Ukraine. He flew it to Poland and then drove some of it into Ukraine himself. He worked with Ukrainian volunteers to find out where aid was most needed.

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