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

October - December 2020

  • over 21,600
    woollen blankets were distributed to civilians displaced to Armenia following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation.
  • about 7,400
    housing items were distributed by the ICRC and the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) to the civilians displaced to Armenia.
  • about 6,800
    hygiene items, including basic first-aid items and COVID-19 prevention materials, provided to displaced civilians by the ICRC and the ARCS.
  • about 12,000
    calls and individual visits were received from the families of the missing at the ICRC delegation in Armenia.
  • over 10,000
    civilians returning to Nagorno-Karabakh were briefed about the risks of explosive remnants of war.
  • about 1350
    people accommodated in temporary shelters benefited from first aid kits and equipment provided by the ARCS in partnership with the ICRC.
  • 360
    schoolchildren displaced to Armenia received touchscreen tablets to be able to continue their education remotely.
  • 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 donated to Martuni hospital as assistance in setting up of a new department for the wounded.
  • 6
    kindergartens gained access to improved heating systems, new shower cabins and water in showers.

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