Gayane Milonyan, a mother of two, has just been forced to flee her home in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), along with over 100,000 people – the entire indigenous Armenian population left in the region after the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War. We spoke to Gayane a day after her arrival in Armenia about what she lost, what she survived, and how she survived it.
Content warning: this episode contains descriptions of violence.
If you’re looking for a place to donate to help alleviate the refugee crisis, here are some organizations that are working on the ground:
All for Armenia
World Central Kitchen