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

January - June 2022

  • Over 1450
    calls and individual visits were received from families of the missing.
  • 4,754 persons
    displaced following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation in autumn 2020 received cash assistance.
  • 4700 civilians
    living in or near weapon-contaminated areas participated in sessions on risks of landmines and UXOs, co-organized with ARCS.
  • 450 households
    from nine border communities in Syunik region received emergency food and hygienic parcels.
  • Around 600
    oral, video and written Red Cross messages were shared with the families of the conflict-related detainees.
  • 10 health facilities
    in Vayots Dzor, Syunik and Gegharkunik regions received dressing materials to provide initial medical care to the injured.
  • 40 households
    in border communities of Syunik and Tavush regions benefited from grants for income generation activities.
  • Around 390
    persons, including rescuers, health professionals and teachers were trained in first aid.
  • 4 border schools
    in Tavush and Gegharkunik regions improved access to clean water and sanitary-hygiene conditions.

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