Armenia

In Armenia, the ICRC helps mine victims, missing persons and their families, and communities living along the border with Azerbaijan. We also visit detainees held for conflict-related or security reasons, or who are otherwise vulnerable.

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In numbers

January - June 2021

  • 4719
    calls and individual visits were received from families of the missing at the ICRC delegation in Yerevan. 302 families opened cases with the ICRC for the follow-up.
  • 1450
    oral, video and written Red Cross messages were shared with those detained in relation to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and helped them restore or maintain family contacts with relatives.
  • 4,575
    host families, who provided shelter to 12,542 adults displaced following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation, received cash assistance through the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) with funding from the ICRC.
  • More than 10,600
    displaced civilians were provided with sets of winter clothes, including jackets, scarves, hats and underwear, and shoes distributed by the ICRC and the ARCS.
  • Around 7,300
    displaced individuals benefited from the non-food assistance including hygiene and essential household items distributed by the ICRC and the ARCS.
  • Over 2,300
    civilians living in or near weapon-contaminated areas participated in sessions on the risks of landmines and explosive remnants of war.
  • 12
    hospitals and health facilities were supported with medicine and equipment for primary healthcare services, medical equipment and consumables for treatment of the weapon wounded as well as with materials for COVID-19 prevention and control.

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