Tens of thousands of refugees are sheltered in centres across Armenia and face economic and psychological hurdles.
Following the mass exodus of Armenians, Baku plans to resettle some 40,000 people in the region over the next three years.
Some 100,000 civilians have fled the disputed region, facing an uncertain future and an unclear legal status.
The absence of progress in outside mediation has been crucial in spurring Azerbaijan’s military option.
Despite Baku’s messages of reassurance, many locals fear campaign of ethnic cleansing.
Rallies called on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign, but the opposition provides no real alternative.
Hundreds of people have been killed or injured and thousands displaced following Azerbaijan's military action.
Russia remains cautious as Azerbaijan’s block of the region’s only gateway drags into its ninth month.
Education institutions are due to reopen on September 1, but parents worry for children's well-being.
Statements recognising Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity signal painful decisions may lie ahead.