Armenian Red Cross Society supports the people affected by the Artsakh conflict

The Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) has been providing humanitarian assistance to people who arrived in Armenia in search of safety since the very first days of the escalation of the Nagorno – Karabakh conflict.

The ARCS’ partners in the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and some International and National organizations provided more than AMD 3 billion 222 million 727 thousand (about USD 6 270 000) to the Armenian Red Cross to respond to the most urgent and pressing needs of people.

Food, non-food items

Around 200 000 parcels and items

Food, hygiene parcels, cloths, personal basic items and beddings, medical equipment/items, First aid trainings and kits, wheelchairs, walkers and canes.

Cash assistance

AMD 1 718 523 000

• Support to the access of basic needs: utility fees for the shelters where people arrived from NK are accommodated (474 shelters, over 11,500 ppl, AMD 363 mln)

• Support to host families (about 12 544 ppl covered, AMD 376 mln 330 thousand, AMD 30 000 to each adult person)

Support to displaced people (14400 persons, 979 mln 200 thousand, AMD 68 000 for each person)

Psychological support

ARCS Hotline

More than 22 000 calls covered

 Psychological and First Psychological support

More than 20 000 persons

Wounded militaries and their relatives, citizens involved in the process of identifying the bodies of those killed during the conflict, people sheltered in state institutions  and private houses, relatives of the missing persons and captives.

Children Resilience activities/Access to education

1900 children reached

ARCS Post-Traumatic Rehabilitation Center

treatment, physical and psychological rehabilitation of wounded solders (364).

Tracing Service

Over 3860 calls covered.

Prevention measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19

distribution of around 600 000 masks and 150 000 sanitizers.

The Armenian Red Cross Society thanks the following partners for support: the ICRC, IFRC, Austrian Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, German Red Cross, Monaco Red Cross, Swiss Red Cross, Iran Red Crescent, UNHCR, Izmirlyan Foundation,  GIZ organization.

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