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UNHCR Egypt and British Embassy Support Solidarity with Refugees on World Refugee Day9 Jul 2018
The United Nations Refugee Agency in Egypt, UNHCR, and the British Embassy joined forces to honour refugee resilience and renew calls for solidarity with them in a reception at the British Ambassador’s residence on Monday.
Refugee chefs get pro-tips21 Mar 2018
A seven-day cooking course funded by UNHCR empowers female refugee cooks in Egypt by teaching them how to sustain their catering businesses.
Sudanese student pursues her dreams in Cairo21 Feb 2018
Nousa is determined to finish school and go to university to help make a difference when, one day, she returns home.
Refugees’ Products from Egypt Make it to Frankfurt’s Ambiente Trade Show12 Feb 2018
For the first time ever, refugee-made products make it at Ambiente, the leading international consumer goods trade show, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Syrian wrestling star grapples with new challenge in Egypt28 Dec 2017
After escaping conflict in Syria, champion wrestler Amir opens a refugee sports centre in Alexandria to train a new generation of competitors.
Rowing the Atlantic: Adventurer Omar Samra, UNHCR and UNDP joining forces for refugees12 Dec 2017
Team O2 attempts to row across the Atlantic, in solidarity with refugees and in partnership with UNHCR and UNDP.
UNHCR, UNICEF jointly launch winter assistance programme for refugees29 Nov 2017
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and UNICEF, the UN Children’s Fund, are launching the winter assistance programme for 129,000 vulnerable refugees in Egypt .
Diver recalls horror of refugee boat sinking off Egypt11 Oct 2017
A year ago, Emad was one of the first on the scene when boat packed with 350 refugees and migrants went down.
As war rages at home, Syrians seek refuge in Egypt2 Nov 2016
Around 118,000 Syrians have sought asylum in Egypt, where ruthless smugglers target those wearied by delays.
Refugees in Egypt risk all on deadly sea crossing to Europe21 Oct 2016
Lured by smugglers, over 3,600 refugees and migrants have died or gone missing on the Mediterranean this year. Shipwreck survivors in Egypt recount their ordeal.