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

In 2018:

  • 3,300
    residents of border villages gained better access to water.
  • 3,000
    detainees were visited for monitoring of their treatment and conditions and supported to maintain family contact.
  • 1,335
    individuals benefited from reduced exposure to conflict-related hazards.
  • 620
    people benefited from increased family income through micro-economic initiatives, the house repair program and unconditional cash grants.
  • 500
    Armenian troops were briefed about IHL rules and the ICRC.
  • 316
    biological reference samples were collected from 108 relatives of the missing to facilitate in the clarification of fate.
  • 20
    medical staff of three hospitals in border communities improved their knowledge in management of emergency trauma cases.