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21 Mar 2022

Meet the Polish woman who’s taken in eight Ukrainian refugees

Home Affairs Correspondent

More than 150,000 people in the UK have expressed an interest in offering homes to people who have fled Ukraine – but critics say the government’s scheme will be unworkable unless it scraps a lot of the excessive red tape.

In Poland, where more than two million people have come across the border from Ukraine – the rules aren’t nearly as strict. But what’s it like inviting strangers into your home?

We spoke to one woman, who lives just outside Krakow, and has welcomed not one – but eight people.

Camera: Paul Mackeson

Producer: Hila May.