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

July - December 2022

  • Over 6000
    calls and individual visits were received from families of the missing.
  • Around 1600
    oral, video and written Red Cross messages were shared with the families of the conflict-related detainees.
  • 6970 civilians
    living in or near weapon-contaminated areas participated in sessions on risks of landmines and ERWs, organized by the ARCS with the ICRC support.
  • Around 170 tons
    of elite winter wheat seeds were distributed to 286 households in Syunik and Gegharkunik regions.
  • Around 5100 persons
    displaced following the conflict escalation in 2020 and 2022 received multipurpose cash assistance from the ICRC in collaboration with the ARCS.
  • 15 health facilities
    in Vayots Dzor, Syunik and Gegharkunik regions received dressing materials to provide initial medical care to the injured.
  • 621 people
    living in border communities received psychological support/psychoeducation.
  • Around 1050
    persons, including rescuers, health professionals and teachers were trained in first aid by the ARCS with the ICRC support.
  • 4 border schools
    in Tavush and Gegharkunik regions improved access to clean water and sanitary-hygiene conditions.
  • Around 370
    students from border schools received IT devices to ensure proper access to distance education.