It's been no secret that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has outraged the international community and inspired worldwide support for the beleaguered nation and its people.
And while there are ways we can all support those in dangerous situations right now, we've already seen stories emerge where people showed incredible bravery by volunteering to defend Ukraine and incredible kindness by helping some of its most vulnerable citizens escape the country.
But as their stories are told, the fighting continues and Ukraine's biggest cities face the twin dangers of incoming ground forces and artillery strikes. According to CNN, the violence has already driven more than half a million refugees out of Ukraine and we're about to hear from two of them.
Because when the world is more connected than ever, the everyday people who are affected by the world's crises have a means to share their struggles in real time.