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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
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Population

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Total Persons of Concern

115,204


Last Updated 31 Oct 2016


Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

115,204


Households

38,609


Last Updated 31 Oct 2016


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (50.7%) Age (49.3%) Female
5.8% 0 - 4 5.5%
10.2% 5 - 11 9.7%
6.5% 12 - 17 6%
25.9% 18 - 59 26%
2.3% 60 + 2.2%

  Total Persons of Concern

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  Funding Requirements (2016)

Total Appeal $146,578,016
Received to Date $56,257,769
Gap $90,320,247
Coverage 38%
Last Updated 20 Nov 2016

  Highlights

UNHCR in collaboration with the National Centre for Judicial Studies organized a 2 day workshop back to back on 4-7 September in Alexandria for 80 judges and and public prosecutors working in Alexandria and Kafr El Sheikh. The workshops titled “International Protection of Refugees: Current Protection Gaps and Challenges” aimed to raise awareness about the principles of international protection, non-refoulement, rights and obligations of asylum seekers and refugees in the country of asylum. It also highlighted the role of the judiciary system to protect asylum seekers and refugees in Egypt and brain storm on current protection measures to bridge the gaps. These two workshops are the fifth in a series of workshops organized with the Egyptian Ministry of Justice in 2016.
30 Sep 2016
NilFurat Project has started its second phase in 2016. The project focuses on empowering refugee and host community women through engaging master craftswomen and design specialists to bring about remodelled products. The second phase of the project is working on fostering opportunities for a sustainable and ongoing production of the NilFurat products, and on empowering participant women on different levels as per their needs. The project is paving the way to set up a business model and a sustainable framework for working with the women.
30 Sep 2016
On 25 August, the Ministry of Social Solidarity held its annual ceremony to celebrate its yearly achievements by organizing an arts and crafts exhibition for the production of NGOs in Alexandria. The day also celebrated and honoured the youth who excelled in cultural and sports activities organized by the ministry during the year. UNHCR participated with the cooperation of its partner Caritas with six tables of Syrian and Egyptian handmade accessories, leather bags, wood crafts and food products.
30 Sep 2016
Two arts and culture events were held for some 150 Syrian and Egyptian children, co-organized by UNHCR Egypt and Caritas Alexandria on 28 and 29 August in the Ras El Soda and Borg Al Arab areas in Alexandria. Refugee and Egyptian children enjoyed fun activities hosted by the Mac Club including face paintings, accessory making, games and colouring followed by a theatre performance of a play called “Star of the Orient.” Produced by the Swedish NGO Re: Orient, the play depicts the story of the legendary late Egyptian singer Om Kalthoum.
31 Aug 2016
The Houch Ygaman and Y’ahl El-Hay - يا 'هل الحي projects funded by UNHCR Egypt and implemented by Œcumene Studio in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, Obour City Administration and Obour Community Development Association have made their way to Venice, Italy! The two projects are being exhibited in the Egyptian pavilion, under this year's theme "Reporting From The Front" at the 15th Venice Biennale, Italy – one of the most prestigious art and architecture exhibitions worldwide. The projects focus on an integrated development of services approach which aims to ensure better access to health services for Syrian and Egyptian communities by the upgrading of the public health clinic, the public space in the surrounding area and two kindergartens located in the social solidarity buildings.
31 Aug 2016