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A woman sits in the front door of one of the 37 new houses built by the government for refugees from the 1988-1994 Nagorno Karabakh conflict. So far, 15 families have moved into the new houses, which were built with early revenues received from the oil pipeline project. Residents complain that in the three months since they moved in, the government has ignored them and has failed to provide basic services which had been promised, including school and medical facilities.
Between Rags and Riches: Oil Boom in Azerbaijan

A woman sits in the front door of one of the 37 new houses built by the government for refugees from the 1988-1994 Nagorno Karabakh conflict. So far, 15 families have moved into the new houses, which were built with early revenues received from the oil pipeline project. Residents complain that in the three months since they moved in, the government has ignored them and has failed to provide basic services which had been promised, including school and medical facilities.