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Refugees bring late Egyptian actors to centre stage in Gouna11 Dec 2020
Working around the clock, female refugee artisans crafted palm-sized brooches of late Egyptian actors to honour them at El Gouna Film Festival.
COVID-19 takes heavy toll on refugees in Egypt23 Nov 2020
Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the majority of refugees in Egypt were already highly vulnerable. Now, many have lost their source of income and are struggling to meet basic needs.
UNHCR, Okhtein Launch a Digital Campaign in Support of UNHCR work in Lebanon29 Oct 2020
On 25 October and at the onset of the Gouna Film Festival, UNHCR and Okhtein launched a joint digital campaign aimed to support those who were severely impacted by the Beirut explosion on 4 August 2020 where UNHCR is on the ground assisting the most vulnerable citizens, refugees and migrants in the aftermath of this tragedy.
El Gouna Film Festival and UNHCR Sign Cooperation Agreement to Support Refugees28 Oct 2020
El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency signed a joint cooperation agreement to raise public awareness about refugees and create a UNHCR platform within GFF.
Partnering with GFF 2020, Sawiris Foundation & UNHCR Partner to Support Refugee Children in Egypt 2021/2225 Oct 2020
UNHCR and Sawiris Foundation for Social Development will sign a partnership agreement to support refugee children in 2021 – 2022.
Egyptian MFA, UN in Egypt Launch Response Plans to Support Refugees and Asylum-Seekers6 Oct 2020
Launched for the third consecutive year, the ERP targets refugees and asylum-seekers from Sub-Saharan Africa, Iraq and Yemen as well as host community members.
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.