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Cooking and needlework trainings for Missing persons families

Cooking and needlework trainings for Missing persons families

17.06.2015
Cooking and needlework trainings for Missing persons families

Armenian Red Cross Society with the support of The International Committee of Red Cross organized cooking and needlework trainings for the Missing Persons family members in Ararat and Armavir regions. Due to the knowledge acquired during the trainings, participants will have an opportunity to find job.

As a result of Karabakh conflict 4541 missing persons applications have been registered in ICRC offices, 400 applications have been registered in Armenia. Even decades later, the families of missing Persons (FMP) have some economic, legal, psychological and/or social needs.

Armenian Red Cross Society with the support of International Committee of Red Cross, from 2011 till now, implements “Accompanying Families of Missing Persons” project. Meetings with the specialists from Health, Social, Legal spheres were organized for the beneficiary families as well as cultural events and trainings. Meetings and events in the RA regions are being implemented through ARCS Regional and Territorial Branches.

From the beginning of the project 47 families from Syuniq, 5 families from Vayots Dzor, 15 families from Gegharquniq, 12 families from Shirak, 23 families from Lori, 41 families from Armavir, 32 families from Ararat and 11 families from Tavush were involved.