Those undertaking reconstruction efforts reflect on the many challenges they face in repairing the damage done by the war.

Russia’s war in Ukraine has already caused $144 billion of damage to Ukraine’s infrastructure, with 25,000 km of roads and 344 bridges rendered unusable by Russian military actions.

In frontline and recently liberated areas, local communities are trying to fix the damage done by the Russian invaders. But with external funding limited, the reconstruction efforts outstretch the resources of local governments.

This video shows how local communities are navigating recovery in the ongoing conflict.

Source: Chatham House