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Thursday 9 April 2015

International Expert Visits Armenia to Support Development of Foster Care System

Save the Children in Armenia works to strengthen the capacity of families to care for their children and supports the development of family-based alternative care options for children who cannot remain with their families.

The adverse impacts of institutionalisation have long been proven by researchers around the world. Children in residential institutions face higher chances of having poor health, physical underdevelopment, motor skill delays, hearing and vision problems, and reduced cognitive and social ability.

Tuesday 7 April 2015

ECHO and Save the Children Representatives Visit Project Sites

Disaster risk reduction (DRR) is one of Save the Children´s main areas of operation. It aims to increase the resilience of the most vulnerable children, including those with disabilities, towards disasters.

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Disaster Risk Reduction Project’s Third Phase Officially Launched in Armenia

On October 13, 2014 the “Disaster Risk Reduction in Armenia” project was launched in Yerevan, funded by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection – ECHO under the DIPECHO programme and implemented by the Armenian Red Cross Society, OXFAM Armenia and Save the Children. The project closely collaborates with the Republic of Armenia Ministries of Emergency Situations, Education and Science, Labor and Social Affairs, Territorial Administration, and the Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform.

Friday 3 October 2014

Welcome the New Armenia Country Director

Save the Children in Armenia gladly welcomes Arsen Stepanyan as the new Country Director.  Arsen has taken over from Irina Saghoyan who took up the position of Eurasia Director.

Monday 12 May 2014

20 Years of Commitment to Children in Armenia

The US Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern and high level government officials joined Save the Children to mark the 20th anniversary of creating change for children.

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