Launch of ECHO-funded Programme Providing Protection Services to Displaced Families from Nagorno Karabakh

08/11/21

Launch of ECHO-funded Programme Providing Protection Services to Displaced Families from Nagorno Karabakh

On 26th October 2021, an official event marked the launch of the programme “Ensuring access to essential protection services for displaced people from Nagorno-Karabakh in Armenia”, funded by the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) of the European Union. The programme is providing displaced people with access to essential protection services including child protection, mental health and psychosocial support, childcare assistance, and legal aid through 10 Multi-functional Centres run by local NGOs Mission Armenia and Partnership & Teaching in Yerevan city and Kotayk, Ararat, Syunik, and Gegharkunik provinces.

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Women's Economic Engagement & Leadership Shuttles End on a High Note

22/10/21

Women's Economic Engagement & Leadership Shuttles End on a High Note

In late September and early October 2021, the closing events for the Women’s Economic Engagement and Leadership (WEEL) Shuttle programme were held in their respective locations in Georgia proper and Abkhazia. The WEEL programme is just one component of the project, Improving Local Governance through Inclusive Development Approaches, implemented by Action Against Hunger (AAH) and funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) with funds of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

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Zugdidi LAG begins work on Local Development Strategy

07/10/21

Zugdidi LAG begins work on Local Development Strategy

From the 15th - 17th September 2021, 20 members of Zugdidi Local Action Group (LAG) attended a workshop led by local and international experts, to support them in designing Local Development Strategy (LDS) for Zugdidi municipality. This technical support was provided within the framework of the project “Improving local governance through inclusive development approaches”, implemented by Action Against Hunger (AAH) and funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) with funds from Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

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Action Against Hunger supports Baby Friendly Spaces in social centres in Armenia

26/08/21

Action Against Hunger supports Baby Friendly Spaces in social centres in Armenia

Since February 2021, Action Against Hunger has been working closely with the local non-governmental organization Mission Armenia (MA) to provide baby-friendly spaces for breastfeeding mothers who have been displaced by the recent conflict in Nagorno Karabakh. The support has been provided within the project “Supporting urgent food security, nutrition, hygiene and health needs of spontaneous arrivals and vulnerable host communities in Armenia”, funded by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs’ Crisis and Support Centre (CDCS).

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MoU signed with Republic of Armenia Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and GIZ

17/08/21

MoU signed with Republic of Armenia Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and GIZ

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Action Against Hunger, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) of the Republic of Armenia on 12th August 2021.

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Lebanon crisis: half of the population below the poverty line

04/08/21

Lebanon crisis: half of the population below the poverty line

One year after the brutal explosion that devastated the port of Beirut, the country is in the midst of a crisis that has increased the need for humanitarian aid in the medium and long term to an alarming degree.

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