The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, in association with the International Organization for Migration and the Belarus Red Cross, have provided assistance to immigrants on the Polish-Belarusian border, says Head of the Office Filippo Grandi, TASS reports.

Grandi added that now it is important to prevent the deaths of people and transfer the displaced to a safer place. According to him, the Office is ready to help find solutions.

The State Border Committee of Belarus on Monday reported that a group of refugees, who were mainly Kurds, arrived at the Poland-Belarus border. Over 2,000 refugees, including a large number of women and children stood on the Polish border. Police troops obstructed their infiltration, after which the immigrants made an attempt to cross the barrier. The Office’s representative Muluseu Mamo said the situation on the Polish-Belarusian border is devastating.