Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijan, the ICRC supports the families of missing persons and helps detainees held for conflict-related or security reasons, or who are otherwise vulnerable. We respond to such health issues as tuberculosis in prisons, and we monitor the situation of communities along the border with Armenia.

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In numbers

In 2020

  • 80+
    Search and retrieval operations for human remains were carried out in affected areas
  • 11,002
    Households received cash assistance
  • 6,000+
    People benefitted from repaired boreholes for irrigation and drinking water
  • 34
    Villages were assessed for weapon contamination following the recent upsurge in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
  • 287
    Households (1,292 individuals) received hygiene kits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 116,265
    PPE and COVID-19 diagnostic equipment items were donated to the Main Medical Department under the Ministry of Justice for the benefit of the detainees.