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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
Base Layer

Population

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Total Persons of Concern

119,665


Last Updated 31 Mar 2016


Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

119,665


Households

41,752


Last Updated 31 Mar 2016


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (51%) Age (49%) Female
5.5% 0 - 4 5.3%
10.2% 5 - 11 9.6%
6.3% 12 - 17 5.9%
26.7% 18 - 59 26%
2.3% 60 + 2.2%

  Registered Syrian Refugees by Date

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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

UNHCR supplied 2 Mammogram equipment to MOH public hospitals in Alexandria according to the MOU between the MOH and UNHCR. Undersecretary of MOH in Alexandria Dr. Magdy Hegazy announced that the training of doctors and technicians at the hospital will begin in a few days in order could start receiving women who wish to perform an early breast cancer detection examination.
31 Mar 2016
The Syrian community schools in Egypt celebrated the Arab Teacher’s Day at the Misr University for Science and Technology (MUST) Opera House. The event was organized by Syria El Ghad educational committee. Many of the organizations working with Syrian refugees in Egypt attended the celebration, including UNHCR, Stars St. Andrews, PSTIC, among others. Syrian children from different community schools across Egypt showcased a variety of theatrical and singing performances.
31 Mar 2016
For the second year in a row, UNHCR, Alexandria Regional Centre For Women's Health and Development and Caritas Alexandria Egypt jointly organized a bazaar for 30 groups of refugee and Egyptian women. This initiative is a part of finding new ways to assist and empower women to earn their livelihoods. The bazaar was also a good opportunity to raise awareness about the refugee situation in Egypt.
31 Mar 2016
On Sunday 28th of February, Representatives from the Embassy of Canada to Egypt visited the Alexandria Field Office for a briefing on the office’s activities.
29 Feb 2016
On the 17th of February, UNHCR Egypt health team accompanied by Dr. Magdy Hegazy, the Ministry of Health First Undersecretary in Alexandria, visited two public hospitals, Ras el-Tin and Jumhureya hospitals, to assess the capacity and explore the potential services of the hospitals as well as to engage the Medical Directors to facilitate the reception of the refugees.
29 Feb 2016

  Funding Requirements (2016)

Total Appeal $146,578,016
Received to Date $5,422,567
Gap $141,155,449
Coverage 4%
Last Updated 22 Mar 2016

  Syria Refugee Crisis in the Media

"Little Damascus" in Cairo reminds past good days in Syria
Xinhua , 21 Apr 2016
CAIRO, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Special food smells, groceries' decoration and the Syrian-styled life in the "Little Damascus" district on the outskirt of Egypt's capital of Cairo now have become famous among local people. The "Syrian Street," which embraces thousands of Syrian refugees, isn't the on...
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'A visit to Syria' in Egypt's 6th of October City
Ahram online, 20 Mar 2016
It was more than telling that when asked about directions to reach to "Syrian Street" in the heart of 6th of October City area, a young Syrian gave directions in a perfect Syrian accent. "You will find Syrian Street in front of Al-Hosary Mosque," he said. It is not a coincidence, as Al-Hosary Mosqu...
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Egypt migrant departures stir new concern in Europe
Al Arabiya, 28 Feb 2016
The European Union fears Mediterranean migrant smuggling gangs are reviving a route from Egypt, officials told Reuters, putting thousands of people to sea in recent months as they face problems in Libya and Turkey. “It’s an increasing issue,” an EU official said of increased activity after ...
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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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