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.

Latest Update
In numbers

In October - November 2020:

  • over 21,700
    woollen blankets were distributed to civilians displaced to Armenia following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation.
  • around 4000
    civilians displaced following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation received hygiene supplies.
  • 300
    sets of medical tunics with trousers and caps were provided to the Ministry of Health for distribution according to the needs.
  • 30
    hospital beds, furniture, washing and drying machines, medical coats, gowns and other materials were procured as assistance in setting up a new department for the weapon wounded.
  • 4
    kindergartens gained access to improved heating systems and water in showers.
  • 360
    schoolchildren displaced to Armenia following the Nagorno- Karabakh conflict escalation received touchscreen tablets to be able to continue their education remotely.
  • over 1500
    civilians returning to Nagorno-Karabakh were briefed about the risks of explosive remnants of war.
  • about 1350
    people accommodated in temporary shelters will benefit from first aid kits and equipment provided by the ARCS in partnership with the ICRC. They also attend first-aid training and psychosocial support sessions.