On June 26, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat hosted a group of 50 young Syrian, Yemeni, Iraqi and Sudanese refugees.
Regardless of who they are, people who are forced to flee must be treated with dignity.
In a statement on Friday, UNHCR said Eritrean refugees in Tigray are struggling to obtain clean water and food and medicine, affirming the need to provide them with life-saving assistance “or more refugees may die.”
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR] Representative in Egypt Pablo Mateu lauded the Egyptian government's granting refugee children from Syria, Sudan, Yemen, and South Sudan the right to join the public schools similar with the Egyptian children.
This day highlights the strength and courage of people who were forced to flee their homeland to escape conflict or persecution.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR) in Geneva adopted on Thursday, 15 November, nearly 372 recommendations on the Universal Periodic Review session on Egypt.
Head of Egypt's delegation Omar Marwan to its 3rd Universal Periodic Review session gave a speech on Wednesday regarding Egypt's record of human rights in light of its response to previous session's recommendations and obligations, at the Geneva-based UN
As of this morning, over 1,600 Syrian refugees have been transported from the border areas to Bardarash refugee camp, some 150 kilometers east of Syria-Iraq border.
The Ministry of Health has affirmed that the Egyptian state is exerting a great effort to provide health services to more than five million refugees living in Egypt.
According to UNHCR, approximately 5 million Syrians have sought refuge across the Middle East and North Africa due to the ongoing Syrian Civil War since 2012.
UNHCR Special Envoy for the Mediterranean Vincent Cochetel stressed that the drowning of 65 people off the coast of Tunisia recently is “a tragic and terrible reminder of the risks still faced by those who attempt to cross the Mediterranean”.
The Muslim World League (MWL) announced on Thursday donating an estimated $1 million for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to reduce the suffering of displaced persons resulting from wars and climatic conditions.
Egypt's Ministry of Health said that the refugees will benefit from the new comprehensive health insurance services, according to protocols with UNHCR.
The president noted that Egypt did not receive any international support to ease the burden and pressures from hosting the refugees in the country.
Lebanon's General Security Authority has announced it will secure a voluntary return trip Monday for around 1,000 Syrian refugees from various regions in Lebanon.
The British Ambassador in Cairo John Casson thanked the Egyptian government on Wednesday for looking after refugees
Egypt has announced rejection to the concept reached by European leaders of establishing “controlled centers” and “disembarkation platforms” for migrants.
ACSFT praised the efforts exerted by the Egyptian government in its fruitful cooperation with the UNHCR.
Egypt has called on the international community to share the collective responsibilities of hosting refugees.
Ramadan is a time for doing good and giving back, but giving back doesn’t always have to be through the same old charitable forms.