As we all know, war has devastating and complex impacts, particularly for vulnerable populations like the elderly, those with disabilities or chronic illness, and, of course, children.
As the Executive Director of the FAR Children’s Center Dr. Mira Antonyan explains in this video, the war has affected children and their families in myriad ways. Their needs go so much further than shelter and food; they also encompass mental health and education, and sometimes the reunification of children with their caregivers.
All of this changes the way our program staff must navigate the situation moving forward in order to have the greatest impact and give the best help that children may need.
Watch and learn more about how the war in Artsakh impacts child protection work in Armenia.