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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
Base Layer

Population

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Total Persons of Concern

117,658


Last Updated 31 Dec 2015


Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

117,658


Households

41,010


Last Updated 31 Dec 2015


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (51%) Age (49%) Female
6.1% 0 - 4 5.8%
10% 5 - 11 9.4%
6.2% 12 - 17 5.8%
26.4% 18 - 59 25.9%
2.2% 60 + 2.1%

  Sectorial Working Groups

   Latest Documents

31 Jan 2016
The Government of Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, remains the main UN counterpart for policy and coordination of the 3RP Country Plan for Egypt. The plan aims to strengthen protection and support for Syrian refugees and host communities. To address the needs of refugees and the most vulnerable among impacted communities, targeted assistance will be focused in the areas of protection, food, health, education, livelihoods and basic needs, along with community-based interventions to enhance outreach and strengthen service delivery systems in the most impacted governorates.
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  Who's Doing What Where?

Child Protection
PSTIC
UNHCR
UNICEF
Community Services
PSTIC
Tadamon
TdH - Lausanne
Coordination
UNHCR
Education
CRS
Food Security
WFP
Gender-Based Violence
UNHCR
Health
CARITAS
HIV/AIDS
Refuge Egypt
Information Management
UNHCR
Livelihood
CARITAS
CRS
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
PSTIC
Protection
TdH - Lausanne
UNHCR
Registration
UNHCR
Reproductive Health
Refuge Egypt

  Highlights

During November, 109 Syrians were newly registered with UNHCR, while 235individuals closed their cases.
30 Nov 2015
During October, 547 Syrians were newly registered with UNHCR, while 240 individuals closed their cases.
31 Oct 2015
By end of October, a total of 95,331 Syrian individuals have been assessed under the socio-economic assessment.
31 Oct 2015
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) finalized the disbursement of the first installment of the education grant, which benefited 7,277 students.
31 Oct 2015
In celebration of UN@70 day, Egypt's UN agencies marked the 70th anniversary with an all-day fair on Saturday 24th October. A number of UNHCR community based organizations participated by selling a large variety of products including hand-made jewelry, clothes, accessories, food and art.
31 Oct 2015

  Funding Requirements (2015)

Total Appeal $189,581,596
Received to Date $58,094,636
Gap $131,486,960
Coverage 31%
Last Updated 26 Jan 2016

  Upcoming Events


Tuesday, 23rd February 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

IAWG meeting
Location: Zamalek Registration Centre
Chaired By: UNHCR
Contact: Amr Osman (osmanam@unhcr.org)



  Syria Refugee Crisis in the Media

UNHCR partners with Egypt Post to deliver cash assistance to refugees
Al Bawaba News, 30 Dec 2015
Egypt Post signed a cooperation agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for the distribution of the monthly cash assistance to refugees during 2016 through post offices. Egyptian National Post Organization (ENPO) Chairman Essam Al-Saghir said at least 30,000 refug...
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Starting again: one young man’s heart-breaking journey from Syria to Egypt
Thomas Reuters Foundation, 17 Dec 2015
Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. As a result of the ongoing civil war in Syria, 300,000 Syrians now live in scattered urban locations across Egypt, facing cramped living conditions and poor access to primary health facilities. Omar...
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Why some Syrian refugees see marriage as the only option
Al Monitor, 08 Dec 2015
It has been almost five years since the Syrian revolution broke out on March 18, 2011. As the conflict between the various factions of the Syrian opposition and the regime of President Bashar al-Assad persists, over 4 million Syrians have fled to regional countries, including Egypt, in hopes of find...
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Syrian Refugees Are Finding Solace—and Good Business—in Cairo
Take part, 04 Dec 2015
Drinking Turkish coffee in his well-appointed home in the upscale residential development of Al Rehab City here, 15 miles from Cairo’s center, Abdel Hady Fahmy thinks back to three years ago, when he decided to leave Syria for Egypt. With his wife, Faten, and daughter Mariah, 23, beside him, he re...
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Syrian Refugees in Egypt: Stories of Life, Death, Abuse and All That’s In Between
Egyptian Streets, 30 Nov 2015
The ongoing war in Syria has caused the worst refugee crisis since World War II, and neighboring countries have been struggling to deal with the fall-out for years. The official number of Syrian refugees currently residing in Egypt according to the UN is 127.681, but as many go unregistered, the rea...
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