YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The problems of the socially unprotected strata of the population–in particular–the disabled–single elderly people and children–and members of the family of the perished are the focus of attention of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic appropriate state structures.
Supported by the German branch of the organization "Christian Solidarity International," the Stepanakert Orthopedic Center has made more than 400 prosthetic appliances free of charge since 1995. Since January 1–2000–single senior citizens have been provided with everyday service at home–and some of them get permanent assistance in the Aged People’s Home.
420 million drams are envisaged for the realization of the Government’s Resolution "On the Measures of Encouragement of the Birth Rate and Possession of Many Children in Nagorno Karabakh Republic." Since January 1–2000–the National Bank of the Republic has opened deposit accounts for families with three or more children.