Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS), following its humanitarian mission, aims at supporting the most vulnerable, to meet their humanitarian needs and alleviate suffering.
In Syunik Region we support:
Psycho – social support to children
200 lonely childless bedridden or disabled elderly
ARCS Syunik Branch volunteers implement.
Psycho-social support to the Missing Persons Family
22 Missing Persons Family
Sandplay Therapy for Children
In the school N3 in Kapan study children, who need special conditions for education.
ARCS Syunik Regional Branch initiated to create Sandplay Therapy room, where the volunteers, together with the team of the school specialists, will conduct sandplay therapy sessions.
Dissemination of Humanitarian principles
1000 pupils and teachers yearly
The goal is the dissemination of Humanitarian principles among the population, espessialy Youth, involve new resourses and volunteers, and enlarge the network of the partners.
Stigma and discrimination reduction and psycho-social support
20 tuberculosis patients
Disaster Risk Reduction and Response
12 Response Team members
Improvement of preparedness to disasters through establishment of Response Teams
Improvement of Emergency Operations Center for volunteers control, lead and deployment.
Refugee Protection and Economic Integration
Primary humanitarian and legal consultation provision to the asylum seekers and refugees in RA
Monthly monitoring in Agarak border crossing, Syunik Region
Training courses for entry officials.
Lonely elderly, vulnerable families, isolated population, persons with disabilities, Syrian-Armenians, orphanage graduates, beneficiaries of nursing homes, mine victims
1228 packages of food and hygiene items.
Response to NK conflict escalation
2069 people received AMD 68000. In total 140.692.000 AMD.
Our partners are: the ICRC Delegation in Armenia, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Swiss, Danish and Austrian Red Crosses, UNHCR, Global Fund, RA Ministry of Health, RA Ministry of Emergency Situations, NCT SNPO, local self-government bodies, individuals.