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.

Latest Update
In numbers

January - June 2021

  • 12,313
    Families received cash assistance to support their livelihoods.
  • 537
    Individuals from villages along the former line of contact participated in safety awareness sessions from risks related to mines and explosive remnants of war.
  • 283
    Biological reference samples were collected from 118 families of missing persons from the 1990s to facilitate future identification of human remains.
  • 182
    Search and retrieval operations for human remains were carried out in the areas affected by the recent fighting in the presence of the ICRC.
  • 500+
    Officers and cadets of the MoD participated in training sessions related to IHL
  • 141
    Persons received individual psychological support sessions and follow up by ICRC psychologists.