ACTED works in Moldova to respond to the needs of Ukrainian refugees, host communities and vulnerable populations. ACTED’s operations in Moldova are structured around both, short term emergency response actions and Medium / long-term interventions. Through short-term emergency response programs, ACTED has provided Ukrainian refugees with accommodation and transportation assistance and has provided technical support to official Refugee Accommodation Centres (RACs) across the country. and transporting persons arriving in Moldova from Palanca and Otaci border crossings. Additionally, ACTED has worked to build safety needs for refugees and host communities through the provision of multipurpose cash assistance and hygiene kits. In the longer term, ACTED is working to boost disaster preparedness and disaster-risk reduction through continued support to local authorities and civil society, as well as aiming to boost the socioeconomic resilience of vulnerable communities.
3Zero in Moldova
ACTED is engaged in the 2020-2025 Program strategy that includes the 3Zero policy. The mission in Moldova tackles primarily the Zero Poverty pillar, by providing access to basic services such as Non-Food Items or hygiene kits distribution to the Ukrainian refugees in the RACs or at the borders. Moreover, the Zero Exclusion Pillar is being linked to the humanitarian actions that ACTED is engaged in, such as Transportation of the Ukrainian refugees from Palanca and Otaci crossing points from the Moldo-Ukrainian border.
For 2023, ACTED intends to implement new projects whose aim is to strengthen the local resilience to overcome the negative consequences of the hazards that hit this country yearly. Last, ACTED wants in 2023 to develop the Zero Carbon pillar and has already started promoting the ecological background in the office.