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UNHCR, Ministry of Health agree to strengthen cooperation17 Apr 2019
Minister of Health: 3,185 people were scanned in the pilot operation of the President’s campaign to scan and treat non-Egyptians
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: We thank President Al-Sisi for his efforts to provide medical services to refugees and asylum-seekers
UNHCR, WHO Commend Egypt’s Inclusion of Refugees in “100 Million Seha”9 Apr 2019
There are currently more than 247,000 refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR in Egypt from 58 different nationalities.
Starting over at sixty: Syrian refugee struggles to rebuild life in exile12 Mar 2019
Harsh living conditions forced Ahmed and his family to flee Syria and seek asylum in Egypt to settle near the coastal city of Alexandria.
Funding gap leaves refugees in Egypt struggling to cope6 Mar 2019
Syrian refugee Abdallah left school aged 12 to support his destitute family, and UNHCR warns that more refugees face ruin without urgent increase in funding.
UNHCR urges critical support for refugees in Egypt28 Feb 2019
Two months into 2019, UNHCR is operating with less than five percent of its annual USD104.2 million budget to support and protect refugees and asylum seekers in Egypt.
Once his only option, running is now Somali refugee’s passion7 Feb 2019
Inspired by Olympic champion Mo Farah, Guled joined a running club in his adopted Cairo and began chasing his dreams.
Resettlement a final hope for quadriplegic Syrian siblings1 Feb 2019
Seeking solutions for the most vulnerable, resettlement would offer refugees Wafika and Taha level of care not available to them in Egypt while freeing up resources for others in need
UN Refugee Chief meets Egypt President and Secretary General of the Arab League15 Jan 2019
UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on 14 January during an official visit to Egypt, as well as the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr Ahmed Aboul Gheit.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Wraps Up First Day of Official Visit to Egypt14 Jan 2019
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi, began his official two-day visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt on Sunday, 13 January, to discuss the refugee situation in the country and touch on a number of regional and global issues in light of Egypt’s role as Egypt assumes the chairmanship of the African Union in 2019.
UN refugee chief in Egypt on first official visit in 201913 Jan 2019
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr Filippo Grandi, arrived to Egypt on an official two-day visit from 12 – 14 January to discuss the refugee situation in Egypt and touch on a number of regional and global issues in light of Egypt’s role as the chair of the African Union.