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UN refugee chief in Egypt on first official visit in 2019

UN refugee chief in Egypt on first official visit in 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.

UNHCR Launches Winter Assistance Programme for Refugees

UNHCR Launches Winter Assistance Programme for Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has launched the winter assistance programme for 151,130 vulnerable refugees in Egypt this week, of whom at least 18 per cent are children under 18. The unconditional cash assistance of a minimum of EGP 600 per person is an additional grant disbursed to refugees assessed to […]

Life-saving Operation for Syrian Newborn Amid Funding Shortfall

Life-saving Operation for Syrian Newborn Amid Funding Shortfall

At first sight, 11-months-old Nour* looks like any other baby girl. Her black hair frames her round face and her curious almond-shaped eyes explore her surroundings as she nestles in her father’s arms. But unlike other newborns her age, Nour has already fought her first battle, and won.