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Managing the risk of natural hazards through capacity building and increased cooperation

Aerial shot of flooding in the United States. People can be seen travelling around in boates.

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2015

Working to reduce the risk of natural disasters is a fundamental element of improving the security of local populations. Switzerland has placed this objective on the agenda for its chairmanship of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2014. High-level conferences and practical training are planned.

Country/region Period Budget
Eastern Europe and CIS

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2015


CHF 4'000'000



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Water and Sanitation in Moldova

01.06.2011 - 31.05.2015

People in Moldova, particularly in rural communities, lack access to clean drinking water and sanitation. An SDC-sponsored project for the construction of decentralised water and wastewater systems (ApaSan) is helping improve the quality of life and health in the countryside.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Moldova
Health
Drinking water and basic sanitation (WASH - Water for people)
Communicable diseases
Water economics (governance, finance, private sector)
Communicable diseases

01.06.2011 - 31.05.2015


CHF 8'300'000



Contribution to Confidence Building Measures Program in Transnistria – Promoting Confidence in the Health Sector

01.03.2016 - 31.07.2019

Population living in Transnistria has limited access to quality maternal and child health care. The vaccination coverage rate is declining and the number of premature and underweight newborns is increasing. The project aims to approximate maternal and child health care in Transnistria to international standards, as well as to improve the access to and quality of maternal and child health services at secondary and primary level. A special focus is put on nutrition and immunization. The project offers good opportunities for building trust across borders through common trainings of professionals and concerted efforts on immunization.


Support to Strengthening Governance and Policy Dialogue in Health Sector in Moldova

01.12.2015 - 31.05.2019

Moldova's health sector reform agenda is ambitious and needs strong steering by the Ministry of Health and adequate capacities of key national health institutions. This project supports the production and use of evidence, the revision of policy documents and institutional capacity building, thus contributing to setting a favourable environment for health reforms and strong synergies with the policy components of all SDC health projects.


Promoting lnclusiveness through Civil Society Advocacy in Moldova

01.12.2015 - 30.06.2021

The poor, the elderly, people with disabilities, sexual minorities, women, and Roma are among the most disadvantaged groups of Moldovan society. They face discrimination and violence, limited access to health services, education, and economic opportunities, and a bw representation in politics and decision-making. The project aims at strengthening clvii society groups, enabling them to play a critical role in promoting and safeguarding the rights and interests of the vulnerabie and exciuded.


Water and Sanitation in Moldova

01.06.2015 - 31.05.2019

In Moldova, a majority of people living in rural areas lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation. To improve this situation, the project will establish decentralised water supply Systems and environmental sanitation facilities. The experience is then anchored in sector institutions by fostering their capacity, streamlining internal procedures, and handing over the lead in the implementation. In total, 60'000 people will have access to sustainable an improved water and 26'000 people to ecological toilets.


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CARITAS programme contribution East 2015 - 2016

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016

CARITAS Switzerland is committed to a world in which the rights and dignity of every human being are respected and all people – regardless of their race, sex, religion or political persuasion – have access to food, water, shelter, health, education and work. Being committed to the Human Rights and Millennium Development Goals, CARITAS engages in long-term development cooperation, disaster risk reduction and humanitarian aid.


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Stiftung Kinderdorf Pestalozzi Programmbeitrag Ost 2015 - 2016

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016

Die Realisierung der Rechte des Kindes auf Zugang zu relevanter, ganzheitlicher und qualitativ guter Bildung und die Förderung von interkulturellen Kompetenzen sind Voraussetzung für eine gerechte, friedliche und nachhaltige Entwicklung. Dies sind die übergeordneten Ziele der internationalen Programme der Stiftung Kinderdorf Pestalozzi. Bildung ist ein Recht und zugleich ein Mittel, um alle anderen Menschenrechte zu verwirklichen.


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Solidar Suisse programme contribution East 2015 - 2016

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016

Solidar Switzerland’s cooperation engagement contributes to poverty reduction and respect of human rights. It supports political and economical processes to improve equitable access to resources, labour and power in a globalised world. Special focus is to enhance the decent work agenda and to foster democratic structures. At the same time Solidar undertakes awareness raising and advocacy activities in Switzerland, in order to sensitise the Swiss public on development policy issues.


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Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation programme contribution East 2015 - 2016

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation’s vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner. Based on the human rights, it supports with its partners poor and disadvantaged people in developing and transition countries following the principle of help for self-help. In Switzerland, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation engages in sensitising for the interests of developing and transition countries.


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Red Cross programme contribution East 2015 - 2016

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016

The SRC’s overall goal is to contribute to healthy and safe living for vulnerable groups and communities. Since access to quality health care services remains a key factor for good health, the SRC promotes both supply and demand side of local health systems. As healthy living also depends on the environment, SRC focuses on health determinants such as water, sanitation, nutrition and health literacy. Adressing risks and disasters, SRC programmes encompass disaster risk reduction measures and foster community resilience.


Reducing the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in Moldova

01.01.2015 - 30.06.2020

In Moldova, a quarter of the population dies of a Non-Communicable Disease (NCD), such as cardio-vascular disease, before reaching the age of 70. The quality of life of people affected by NCDs is very low, as the health system lacks the capacities to tackle NCDs effectively. The project strengthens primary healthcare service providers’ capacities to better organize care together with social services. Better health will be promoted through engaging communities and local authorities in common actions for NCD prevention and promotion of healthy behaviors.

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