Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)2.40 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.2.40 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.3.00 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.1.40 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.No constraintsExtreme constraints
Moldova: Ukrainian refugees
Conflict in Ukraine re-escalated on 24 February 2022, when the Russian forces entered the country, advancing towards different Ukrainian cities in a full-scale military operation. Heavy clashes between Russian and Ukrainian forces and shelling led to civilians casualties. Shelling has also significantly affected homes, public buildings, and other critical infrastructure, including schools, hospitals, roads, and railways.?
Insecurity forced at least 6.59 million people to leave their homes and seek safety in neighbouring countries, including Poland, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, and Hungary. Over 8 million people are estimated to be displaced within Ukraine.?
Over 472,000 people crossed to Moldova as at 23 May. Many have transited to other countries, with around 87,000 refugees present in Moldova as at 09 May.? Some of those displaced to Moldova are sheltering in 100 Refugee Accommodation Centres (RAC) across Moldova, rented accommodation, or with friends and relatives. Authorities, humanitarian organisations, and volunteers among residents are providing assistance to refugees near the border crossing and at RACs. Moldova has four crossing points with Ukraine: Otaci, Giurgiuleşti, Palanca, and Tudora.?
No recent significant humanitarian developments. The crisis is being monitored by our analysis team.