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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
Base Layer

Population

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Total Persons of Concern

136,424


Last Updated 16 Apr 2014
Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

136,424


Households

50,435


Last Updated 16 Apr 2014
Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (51.2%) Age (48.8%) Female
6.9% 0 - 4 6.5%
9.4% 5 - 11 8.8%
6.4% 12 - 17 5.7%
26.5% 18 - 59 25.7%
2.1% 60 + 2.2%

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  Highlights

The current protection environment remains unstable. Large numbers of refugees have expressed concern for their wellbeing, depleting food rations and savings.
22 Aug 2013
Number of registered Syrian refugees exceeds 50,000 individuals.
19 May 2013
Number of Syrians registered and pending registration with UNHCR exceeds 50,000 individuals.
16 Apr 2013
Number of registered Syrian refugees exceeds 25,000
24 Mar 2013
WFP starts providing monthly food voucher assistance, in Al-Obour, 6 October, and Damietta, to Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR Cairo office.
07 Feb 2013

  Funding Requirements (2014)

Total Appeal $168,824,040
Received to Date $14,765,674
Gap $154,058,366
Coverage 9%
Last Updated 14 Apr 2014

  Syria Refugee Crisis in the Media

UNHCR praises Kuwait's role in supporting Syrian refugees
KUNA, 26 Dec 2013
CAIRO, Dec 24 (KUNA) -- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Arab League lauded the efforts made by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in supporting the Syrian refugees. After his meeting with Arab League Chief Dr. Nabil Elaraby, the Regiona...
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Most Syrian and Palestinian refugees held in Egypt released
Reuters, 11 Dec 2013
More than 170 Syrian and Palestinian refugees held since October in Egyptian police stations were released on Tuesday and granted temporary permits to stay in Egypt, a government spokesman said. Egypt tightened its open-door visa policy for Syrians fleeing civil war soon after the army toppled Is...
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Refugees should not participate in domestic politics: UNHCR Official
Daily News Egypt, 02 Dec 2013
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) held a press conference on the current status of Syrian refugees in Egypt at its Cairo headquarters. Director of International Protection Volker Türk addressed the situation of Syrian refugees in Egypt, noting that Egypt itself is going through...
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Syrian school children allowed same access to education as Egypt
Daily News Egypt, 17 Sep 2013
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomed the Egyptian Ministry of Education’s announcement on Tuesday, which granted Syrian children continued access to education in the country. With the 2013/2014 school year set to begin on 21 September, the Minister of Education highl...
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Syrian Refuges: No work, no home
Daily News Egypt, 19 May 2013
Syrian Refuges: No work, no home Hend El-Behary and Luiz Sanchez / May 19, 2013 / 0 Comments and 0 Reactions / 729 Views Refugees leave their homes for fear of death, often with little more than the clothes on their backs and their hands in their pockets. Escaping the horrors of a ci...
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