Armenia

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17 Jan 2017
Photo Credits: Armenia Round Table Foundation The year is 1988 and Ila Tomasyan is a young girl forced to leave Baku. Shortly after, her mother finds refugee for her daughters [...]
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08 Nov 2016
Like many Syrians, 74 year old Toros Ayrajyan and his wife, 62 year old Taguhi sold whatever was left in the ruins of their house in Aleppo and came to [...]
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02 Nov 2016
Nazaret from Syria found refuge in Armenia with his family. Photo credits: Gharib Harutyunyan/ WCC Armenia Round Table foundation.   Nazaret came to Armenia in 2013, after he lost everything, [...]

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Armenia
29 Sep 2016

  Abdullah Haddad, 46-year-old, is a hand master, preparing and repairing different things, though the current situation does not help him to provide for his family. The two elder sons were born with mental disorders. The elder one is 21 and the other one Shiraz is 18. They both attend a specialized center and the […]

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10 Dec 2013

More than 11,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Armenia. Most are ethnic Armenians whose families originally fled the 1915-16 Armenian genocide in which more than 1 million Armenians were killed. One-third of the existing Armenian population already live in poverty and 18 per cent are unemployed. It is a situation that does not bode well […]

Sector 5 in Za'atari camp were in May 2013 still quite empty. A lot of services were missing for the refugees living here, like enough toilets, kitchens and water posts.
ACT/ Paul Jeffrey
19 Feb 2013

As the bitter battle for Damascus intensifies and further engulfs the region, ACT Alliance expects that even more than 1.1 million Syrians will seek safety in neighbouring countries before June 1 this year – thereby surpassing the latest United Nations estimates. Nearly 700,000 Syrians have already fled across the border. These refugee numbers come on […]