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Ukraine Situation - Moldova : Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions in refugee accommodation centers

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Document Type: Assessments
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 21 March 2022 (3 months ago)
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Ukraine Situation - Moldova : Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions in refugee accommodation centers

Document Type: Assessments
Document Language: English
On 24 February 2022, a military escalation in Ukraine triggered a humanitarian emergency in Ukraine and surrounding countries. By mid-March, more than three million people had fled to neighbouring countries to escape the ongoing hostilities. By 6 March 2022, about 235,000 Ukrainian refugees had arrived in the Republic of Moldova, of whom about half moved on to Romania and the other half stayed in the country. Most refugees come from the southern and southwestern areas of Ukraine, although the situation is changing rapidly. Seventeen border crossings have been established on the border with Ukraine, of which Palanca is the most frequented. Women and children make up about 90% of the Ukrainian refugees. The government operates about 80 temporary refugee accommodation centres (RACs) of varying capacity, using various facilities such as sports facilities, exhibition halls, dormitories, tents and other types of accommodation. The primary responsibility for overall coordination for these centres obliges the Ministr

Partners

  • World Health Organization

Sectors

  •  Water Sanitation Hygiene

Locations

  • Republic of Moldova

Population Group

Country Group
Unknown Ukraine - Refugees
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