The US Embassy has completed three humanitarian projects worth USD 449,000 in Tulcea county. The projects were financed through the Humanitarian Assistance Program of the
US European Command (EUCOM) and were supervised by the Office for Defense Cooperation ODC. The three projects entailed the construction and renovation of a kindergarten, a clinic and a foster home in Ceamurlia de Jos, Maliuc and Tulcea. A 280 sqm kindergarten for 25 children was built in Ceamurlia de Jos with USD 250,000. A clinic in Maliuc was refurbished with USD 48,000. The clinic serves 2,500 people in an area where unemployment is higher than 50 percent. The Cristian foster home in Tulcea was renovated with USD 150,000. The foster home accommodates 65 – 70 children of up to 17 years of age.