Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS), following its humanitarian mission, aims at supporting the most vulnerable, to meet their humanitarian needs and alleviate suffering.
In Vayots Dzor Region we support:
Community-based integrated home care and healthy ageing (from 2020)
100 bedridden lonely elderly
Care by professional nurses
Support by home care providers and volunteers
Special home care equipment and hygiene items
Initiative groups for Healthy ageing activities in communities
Food support for lonely elderly people
70 vulnerable elderly
Starting from November 2018, 70 vulnerable elderly people of Yeghegnadzor receive food parcels from Armenian Red Cross Society. The parcel contains rice, sugar, macarons, vegetable oil and other types of food.
Psycho-social support to families of Missing persons
6 Missing person families
Stigma and discrimination reduction and psycho-social support
17 tuberculosis patients
Disaster Risk Reduction and Respons
12 Response Team members
Improvement of preparedness to disasters through the 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
Self-employment support to promote income generation in the form of tools to the refugee and displaced families.
Dissemination of Humanitarian principles
1000 pupils and teachers yearly
The goal is the dissemination of Humanitarian principles among the population, especially Youth, involve new resources and volunteers, and enlarge the network of the partners.
Dissemination sessions in the schools and educational institutions of Lori urban and rural communities about Red Cross history and fundamental principles
Thematic events, such as games and competitions, etc.
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.
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