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.

In numbers

In 2016

  • 7'700
    people restored or improved their access to water
  • 89
    visits were carried out to monitor treatment and conditions of detention
  • 443
    individuals were briefed about safer behavior before, during and after shooting/shelling
  • 1'791
    families benefited from cash assistance to recover the harvest losses
  • 1'200
    relatives of missing people drew psychological support from commemoration events, group sessions or individual home visits
  • 420
    people from 19 frontline communities were trained in first aid