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Kotayk Regional Branch

    Kotayk Regional Branch

    Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS), following its humanitarian mission, aims at supporting the most vulnerable, to meet their humanitarian needs and alleviate suffering.


    Disaster Management 


    Strengthening population protection systems through volunteer capacity

    Population of Garni community and adjacent settlements of Kotayk region:

    Contribute to the strengthening of population protection systems in the regions of Armenia through voluntary capacity.

    Response to NK conflict escalation

     2295 people received AMD 68000. In total 156.060.000 AMD.  

    Social Support and health care

    ՛՛Psycho-social support to children and lonely refugee elderly”

    Psycho-social support to children and lonely refugee elders” project is implemented in 3 dormitories in Yerevan (Artsakh str. 4/10 and 10/1, Shirak str. 2A/7, Moldovakan str. 29/1 of Nor-Nork district) and in dormitories of College and Abovyan 1 in Hrazdan city (Hatis 4th alley), Kotayk region. Volunteers visit 120 beneficiaries  once a week, help them in their daily activities, organize social and cultural events. Every three months the beneficiaries are being provided with food and hygiene parcels.

    Stigma and discrimination reduction and psycho-social support

    85 tuberculosis patients

    • Psycho-social support to the patients, who interrupted the treatment 
    • Talks on stigma with the patients, their relatives and the primary health care providers

    ''Food Support and Capacity Building of ARCS Branches in the Regions of Armenia''

    The Armenian Red Cross Society, with the support of the Swiss Red Cross, implements '' Food for Four Regions of Armenia'' program in Aragatsotn, Ararat, Tavush, Kotayq regions. Lonely elderly people Aragatsotn, Tavush, Kotayq  cities receive monthly food parcels and for another 80 people hot meal is served in Masis city soup kitchen three times a week.

    Covid-19 response 

    Lonely elderly, vulnerable families, isolated population, persons with disabilities, Syrian-Armenians, orphanage graduates, beneficiaries of nursing homes, mine victims


    2259 packages of food and hygiene items. 

    Dissemination of Humanitarian principles

     650 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 Gegharkunik urban and rural communities about Red Cross history and fundamental principles.
    • Thematic events, such as games and competitions, etc.