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Post Arrival Assistance to Armenian Returnees


On December 19, 2010, the representatives of ICHD and State Migration Service of the Ministry of Territorial Administration of RA accepted the first Armenian returnee from the Netherlands. The Project team and the officials met the returnee at the airport and provided medical and psychiatric assistance to him. After medical examination the Project team informed the returnee about the assistance offered. He was advised to visit Migration Service in order to receive further post-arrival assistance.

The project is implemented by ICHD in cooperation with State Migration Service of the Ministry of Territorial Administration  and the Service of Repatriation and Return of the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Netherlands. The Support project aimed at reintegration of returnees is supported by the European Union and will work till June 2011.



Conducting Qualitative Research on Domestic Violence in Armenia (CQRDVA)

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Monitoring of Online Print Media on Sex Selection in Armenia

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