Impact of COVID-19 on the Situation of Syrian Refugees in Armenia

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Armenia in March 2020, Syrian refugees have faced numerous hardships due to the undocumented nature of their employment.

Prior to COVID-19, in 2020, 49% of Syrian workers in Armenia were undocumented employees.

During the COVID-19 lockdown in Armenia, 58% of Syrian workers were furloughed or laid off from their jobs.

This video summarizes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the situation of more than 10,000 Syrian refugees in Armenia.

The video was produced with the support of Open Society Foundations-Armenia.