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Sawiris Foundation partners with UNHCR to support vulnerable refugees amidst COVID-1918 Jun 2020
UNHCR partnered with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development to support 2,673 distressed refugee families in Egypt for six months amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbates Challenges for Refugees In Egypt4 Jun 2020
Loaded with fresh meals, Arabiyet Elkheir, “the car of good” drove through rugged roads before pulling over in East Cairo. Although it was met by an outburst of residents, the distribution was over before even starting.
More than Just a Meal: Kinda Alloush and a number of celebrities support refugees in Ramadan28 Apr 2020
UNHCR brought together Sayeda, a Yemeni refugee in Egypt, and the renowned actress Kinda Alloush, to share with us a delicious recipe aromatized with memories of the warmth of the homelands.
Refugees struggle to adapt to life under COVID-1923 Apr 2020
Nearly 20 million people constituting approximately 84% of the world’s refugees are hosted by developing countries with limited resources and overwhelmed healthcare facilities.
Mohamed Salah joins up with Vodafone and UNHCR as first Instant Network Schools Ambassador25 Feb 2020
Footballer Mo Salah becomes Ambassador for school programme that aims to give a quality education to 500,000 refugee and host country students by 2025.
20 new Instant Network Schools will be launched this year as the programme prepares to enter Egypt for the first time.
UNHCR, League of Arab States launch the “Arab Strategy for the Protection of Refugee Children”24 Nov 2019
The League of Arab States and UNHCR are launching the “Arab Strategy for the Protection of Children in Asylum Context in the Arab Region” aiming at establishing the basis of a safe environment for refugee children.
DAFI Academic Scholarships: A Bridge towards a Brighter Future28 Oct 2019
Khaled, Abdul Salam and Ahmed are three young refugees who shared a similar fate by fleeing their home countries to seek international protection in Egypt, where their lives have changed after they had been awarded UNHCR’s higher education scholarship provided by DAFI.
“Beyond the Raging Sea” premieres at Gouna Film Festival22 Sep 2019
Beyond the Raging Sea tells the harrowing story of two Egyptian adventurers, Omar Samra and Omar Nour as they take on the world’s toughest row across the Atlantic.
‘100 Million Seha’ sparks hope in Khaled’s life28 Jul 2019
July 28 of each year marks World Hepatitis Day. This year is different for refugees and asylum-seekers in Egypt who are now one step closer to living a life free of Hepatitis.
Refugees in Egypt pitch in to fight plastic pollution in the Nile11 Jul 2019
Working alongside locals, refugees from five countries help remove tonnes of plastic waste from Cairo’s shores while building links to the local community.