Armenia

23 March 2012

Giving voice to the voiceless and bringing healthcare for all on World TB Day

European Red Cross societies are involved in a number of activities around TB prevention and cure.
Caring for elderly refugees in Armenia
29 March 2006

Caring for elderly refugees in Armenia

“When I was young, I dreamed of going to Baku to buy the shiny shoes of ‘a princess’,” explains Viktoria Avagyan, her face sad and wrinkled with age.
A brush with disaster enthuses Armenian children
21 November 2002

A brush with disaster enthuses Armenian children

With the aim of raising public awareness of disaster preparedness, the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) has taken its message to the country's schoolchildren.
Armenia Red Cross volunteers are family for refugees
19 July 2002

Armenia Red Cross volunteers are family for refugees

Fleeing from Azerbaijan to Armenia after the 1989 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the refugees never imagined what future lay in store for them.
90 years of philanthropy: the Empress Shoken Fund
12 April 2002

90 years of philanthropy: the Empress Shoken Fund

A fund established ninety years ago in 1912 by the the Empress Shôken of Japan continues to support Red Cross Red Crescent humantarian activities worldwide.
12 February 2001

Armenian wins medal for Red Cross stamp collection

Varujan Antonian, a 50-year-old doctor from Yerevan in Armenia, has won a bronze medal for his unique collection of stamps that spans the history of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement since 1864.

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