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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
Base Layer

Population

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Total Persons of Concern

133,862


Last Updated 14 Apr 2015


Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

133,862


Households

48,166


Last Updated 14 Apr 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%

  Registered Syrian Refugees by Date

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  Sectorial Working Groups

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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

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 $16,057,790
Gap $173,523,806
Coverage 8%
Last Updated 24 Apr 2015

  Upcoming Events


Monday, 11th May 2015

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Child Protection Working Group meeting
Location: Unicef, Cairo
Contact: Helen Hyford (hayford@unhcr.org) +2012 7090 1647





Tuesday, 12th May 2015

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Health Working Group
Location: Zamalek Registration Center
Contact: Hany Fares (faresha@unhcr.org)







Monday, 18th May 2015

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Education Working Group
Location: Zamalek Registration Center
Contact: Mohamed Shawky (shawkym@unhcr.org) +20238355802



Tuesday, 19th May 2015

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) Refugee Response in Egypt
Location: Zamalek Registration Center
Contact: Amr Osman (OSMANAM@unhcr.org) +2012 7089 9265








Thursday, 21st May 2015

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

ISWG meeting
Location: Zamalek Registration Center
Contact: Amr Osman (OSMANAM@unhcr.org) +2012 7089 9265








  Syria Refugee Crisis in the Media

Employment, detention, and registration: On Syrian refugees in Egypt
Daily News Egypt, 07 Apr 2015
Couples, children, teenagers and the elderly can be seen coming in and out of Omaya in the Maadi district of Cairo with bowls of ice cream. The small ice cream store at the very end of Street 9 has been open for the past two years, and has both Syrian and Egyptian employees. Outside the small sto...
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Even in Egypt, Syrian Refugees Struggle to Access Higher Education
Al Fanar Media, 06 Apr 2015
For Tamer Mohammed Yasser, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee, the idea of getting a university degree is out of the question. He tried. But expenses including books, transportation to campus and meals on the go amounted to more than the roughly $100 he earns every month working as en electrician. Plus...
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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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