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35,200 Individuals
Total Persons of Concern
Base Layer

Population

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Total Persons of Concern

136,717


Last Updated 12 Jan 2015


Source - UNHCR

Registered Syrian Refugees

136,717


Households

48,984


Last Updated 12 Jan 2015


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (51%) Age (49%) Female
6.6% 0 - 4 6.3%
9.7% 5 - 11 9.1%
6.2% 12 - 17 5.7%
26.5% 18 - 59 25.8%
2% 60 + 2.1%

  Registered Syrian Refugees by Date

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  Who's Doing What Where?

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UNHCR
Education
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UNHCR
Health
CARITAS
HIV/AIDS
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UNHCR
Livelihood
CARITAS
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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
PSTIC
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TdH - Lausanne
UNHCR
Registration
UNHCR
Reproductive Health
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  Highlights

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
On 12 November UNHCR Regional Representative Elizabeth Tan and Dinesh Shrestha, UNHCR Head of Field Office in Alexandria, met with Major General Tarek Mahdy, Governor of Alexandria, to further strengthen the cooperation between UNHCR Egypt and the Egyptian Authorities on matters relating to refugees.
15 Nov 2014
World Food Program ended the food voucher distribution on 23 August, the distribution reached 110,000 beneficiaries.
08 Sep 2014
UNHCR signed an agreement with MOH, for refugees which provided allowing POCs of all nationalities to access acute and emergency care at 6 public hospitals
04 Sep 2014

  Funding Requirements (2014)

Total Appeal $141,977,106
Received to Date $63,488,919
Gap $78,488,187
Coverage 45%
Last Updated 12 Dec 2014

  Syria Refugee Crisis in the Media

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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In Pictures: Little Damascus of Cairo
Daily News Egypt, 18 Sep 2014
Restaurants selling shawerma, roasted chicken, tabula, and fattoush are on each corner of the street. In the shops, you can find Syrian-made olive oil, halloumi and labenah cheese, and zataar. The zataar is packed into small bags that read: “Egyptian industry made with Syrian hands.” Syrian and ...
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