A Ukrainian family spends six months in Omaha and watches the war from afar

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NATIONS AND SEVEN WORLD LEADERS DENOUNCE RUSSIA’S ATTACKS ON UKRAINE. BUT THERE IS NO END TO THE WAR. THANKS FOR JOIN US. I AM SCHUBERT. I AM JULIE CORNEL. THE GROUP IS COMMITTED TO STANDING FIRMLY WITH UKRAINE AS LONG AS NEEDED. THE OMAHA NEWS LEADER IS LIVE WITH TEAM COVERAGE. CAITLIN NORWAY IS IN WASHINGTON WITH TODAY’S MEETING BETWEEN WORLD POWERS. FIRST JOEY SAFCHIK REGISTER WITH UKRAINIAN REFUGEES AT OMA OMAHA. THEY WATCH DESTRUCTION FROM THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY, SHOWING. BILL JULIE, WE FIRST INTRODUCED YOU TO THE PALOMAR FAMILY IN APRIL JUST AFTER THEY ARRIVED IN OMAHA. THEY HAVE SINCE SEEN IN AN APARTMENT IN ELKHORN AND THEIR DAUGHTER HAS NOW LIVED MORE THAN HALF OF HER YOUNG LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES. MOM AND DAD ARE DESIRED TO FIND WORK, A PROCESS THAT HAS NOT BEEN EASY. IT HAS BEEN SIX MONTHS SINCE YAROSLAV AND MARIA PALOMAR FLED FROM UKRAINE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING AMERICANS TO SAVE AND SAVE THEM FROM THIS DESTRUCTION. FRIENDS SENT THESE PHOTOS OF THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD TO YOUR PIN. IT’S VERY BAD, YOU KNOW. AND AND THE. AND I FEEL IN MY HEART AND I AM I AM PROUD. IT’S TIME FOR MY COUNTRY TO PRAY NOT JUST FOR ITS COUNTRY, BUT ITS PARENTS WHO SPEND HOURS IN THEIR BASEMENTS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY OR WATER. RUSSIA FIRING DOZENS OF ROCKETS THIS WEEK ALONE. IT’S VERY DIFFICULT BECAUSE IT’S MY HOUSE. THIS IS MY PARENTS. YET PALOMAR SAYS THE AMERICAN ALSO FEELS LIKE HOME FOR THE FAMILY OF FOUR. MY SITUATION IS STABILITY. MY SON GOES TO SCHOOL AND I’M GOOD WITH BIRDMAN, PALOMAR SAYS HE APPLIED FOR WORK AUTHORIZATION UPON ARRIVAL BUT STILL WAITING. I NEED WORK, YOU KNOW. I DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY SO. YAROSLAV IS AN ARCHITECT AND MARIA DOES AN INTERIOR DESIGN. AS THEY FIND THEIR FOOTPRINT IN THE US, EIGHT-MONTH-OLD EVA KEEPS THEM BUSY. AND THEIR FIRST GRADER FINDS ITS WAY. I NEED FRANCE. I NEED SCHOOL. I NEED SAIFUDDIN. I NEED MY DAD AND MOM AND FOOD. CAN YOU GET THESE PARENTS ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE THIS SECURITY KNOWING THAT THE SAME CANNOT BE SAID FOR THEIR LOVED ONES AT HOME. IF YOU WANT TO PRAY WITH THIS IS VERY NICE FAITH AND A LITTLE LAUGHTER. GIVING PALOMARES GLIPS OF HOPE, THE FAMILY PLANS TO STAY HERE UNTIL AT LEAST APRIL. THEN THEY ARE A LITTLE TORN. THEY LOVE AMERICA AND WANT TO RAISE THEIR CHILDREN HERE. BUT THEY KNOW THAT THE SKILLS OF AN ARCHITECT WILL BE IN HIGH DEMAND AT HOME. AND THAT’

‘I always pray for my country’: Ukrainian family spends six months in Omaha and watches the war from afar

Yaroslav and Maria Palamar are grateful to have found refuge in the United States, but their families in Ukraine call them from bomb shelters with no access to electricity or water.

It has been six months since Yaroslav and Maria Palamar moved to Omaha after fleeing Ukraine. “Thank you so much for helping, American people, for saving us,” Palamar said. they had arrived in Omaha. The Ukrainian family has since found an apartment in Elkhorn. Their 8-month-old daughter has now lived more than half her life in the United States. Friends sent them photos of the Irpin district, now largely reduced to nothing. “It’s very bad, you know. I feel my heart. I pray all the time for my country,” Palamar said. He not only prays for his country, but also for his parents, who spend hours sheltering in their basement without electricity or water. Russia has fired dozens of missiles so far this week. “It’s very hard. It’s very hard, because this is my home, these are my parents,” Palamar said, though he said America has already started to feel like home. she. “My situation is stability. My son goes to school and I found an apartment. “They have health insurance and the local refugee agencies help pay for rent and groceries. Palamar said he applied for a work permit when he got here, but he’s still waiting. “I need work, you know, and I don’t understand why it’s taking so long,” Palamar said. , an architect. most of their time, and their first year Lev is adjusting well. “I need friends, I need school, I need security, I need my mother and my father and food,” Palamar said, from the 7-year-old’s perspective. Yaroslav and Maria are able to provide that security, knowing that the same cannot be said for their loved ones back home.”If you want to pray with me, that’s really good,” Palamar said.

It has been six months since Yaroslav and Maria Palamar moved to Omaha after fleeing Ukraine.

“Thank you so much for helping, American people, for saving us,” Palamar said.

KETV NewsWatch 7 first brought you the Palamar family in April, shortly after arriving in Omaha. The Ukrainian family has since found an apartment in Elkhorn. Their 8-month-old daughter has now lived more than half her life in the United States

Friends sent them photos of the Irpin neighborhood, now largely reduced to rubble.

“It’s very bad, you know. I feel my heart. I pray all the time for my country,” Palamar said.

He is not only praying for his country, but for his parents, who spend hours at a time sheltering in their basement without electricity or water. Russia has fired dozens of missiles so far this week.

“It’s very hard. It’s very hard, because this is my home, these are my parents,” Palamar said, although he said America had already started to feel at home. “My situation is stability. My son goes to school and I found an apartment.”

They have health insurance and local refugee agencies help pay for rent and groceries. Palamar said he applied for a work permit when he arrived here, but was still waiting.

“I need work, you know, and I don’t understand why it’s taking so long,” said Palamar, an architect.

His wife, Maria, is an interior designer, who has taken up the art since moving to the United States. Eight-month-old Eva takes up most of their time, and their first-year student, Lev, is adjusting well.

“I need friends, I need school, I need security, I need my mom and dad and food,” Palamar said, from the perspective of 7 year old child. Yaroslav and Maria are able to provide this security, knowing that the same cannot be said of their relatives back home.

“If you want to pray with me, that’s really nice,” Palamar said.

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