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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
Base Layer

Population

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Total Persons of Concern

133,619


Last Updated 22 Mar 2015


Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

133,619


Households

48,166


Last Updated 22 Mar 2015


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (51.1%) Age (48.9%) Female
6.2% 0 - 4 5.9%
9.7% 5 - 11 9.1%
6.2% 12 - 17 5.8%
26.8% 18 - 59 25.9%
2.1% 60 + 2.1%

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  Highlights

The opening of “Hoosh Yegam’ana – Child and Community Friendly Spaces” in New Damietta Central Park was celebrated by UNHCR,Terre Des Homme and O’ecumene Studio
31 Jan 2015
The Egyptian Governement, the UN, and their partners are appealing for almost US $380 million to cover both the refugee and resilience components in 2015.
31 Jan 2015
On 14 Jan 2015 UNHCR RR Ms.Tan met with the Governor of Marsa Matrouh to express UNHCR’s appreciation for Governments' support in hosting refugees in Salloum.
14 Jan 2015
Mr. Amin Awad, MENA Bureau Director visited Egypt early December. During his visit, he met with government officials, toured the Zamalek registration centre and visited UNHCR projects in Alexandria.
31 Dec 2014
The Verification process of the Syrian population has been on going with full speed in order to verify their presence in the country.
15 Nov 2014

  Funding Requirements (2015)

Total Appeal $189,581,596
Received to Date $4,006,089
Gap $185,575,507
Coverage 2%
Last Updated 24 Mar 2015

  Syria Refugee Crisis in the Media

Picture at an exhibition opens a door for young Syrian burns victim
UNHCR , 23 Feb 2015
CAIRO, Egypt, February 23 (UNHCR) – A picture at an exhibition has helped to change the life of Judy El Khatib, a nine-year-old Syrian girl who had been unable to move her right arm since suffering bad burn injuries four years ago. The young refugee suffered the debilitating injury in Damascus ...
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Exhibition attempts to raise ‘Refugee Voices’
Daily News Egypt, 17 Dec 2014
In an attempt to offer a visual representation to the experiences that refugees in Egypt go through, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) organised a photography exhibition, entitled “Refugee Voices in Egypt: Refuge, Resilience and Exile”. The exhibition, which is hosted by ...
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UN: EU should overhaul policy on Syrian refugees
AP, 09 Oct 2014
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency on Wednesday said it was urging the European Union to overhaul its policy toward Syrian refugees, warning the number of fatal accidents at sea could rise further as winter approaches. U.N. officials, presenting their proposals in Athens, said more t...
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EU-bound migrants increasingly in danger and marooned
Euronews, 06 Oct 2014
Egypt is increasingly becoming a hub for illegal migration to Europe. This is Alexandria, one of the port cities of the Nile Delta. Many migrants and would-be migrants leave from this shore. They take fearful risks to cross the Mediterranean Sea. They’ve been driven by wars in Syria, Iraq and D...
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Record 3,072 migrants killed crossing Mediterranean in 2014: IOM
The Express Tribune, 29 Sep 2014
GENEVA: More than 3,000 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, more than double the previous peak in 2011, the International Organisation for Migration said Monday. Europe is by far the most dangerous destination for “irregular” migrants, the organisation found...
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