- WFP Egypt Country Brief, August 2016
- GIEWS Country Brief: Egypt 2-August-2016
- UNHCR Egypt: 3RP Monthly Update - May 2016 : Health
Appeals & Funding
- 3RP Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2016-2017 in Response to the Syria Crisis - Egypt
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016: Syrian refugees and other affected populations in Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey Syria Crisis Guide to Giving
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 16-22 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extremely drug-resistant TB.
The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US $20-million equity investment in Rx Healthcare Fund (RxHF) to help improve healthcare delivery across the continent.
Health Minister Ahmed Emad el Din Radi and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi signed Wednesday a MoU, allowing the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide health services for refugees in Egypt.
The $1.1 million MoU aims at setting a framework for cooperation between the Health Ministry and the UNHCR to provide primary care and emergency services to the registered refugees at the UN body in Egypt.
Filippo Grandi met African refugees in Egypt, many of whom are becoming increasingly vulnerable.
By: Don Murray
CAIRO, Egypt – Sayida lives with the memory of fear.
Tears run down her face in the office of Caritas, where she has come to find help, as she tells of her decision to flee her country and to seek refuge abroad.
IN 2015, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER’S GLOBAL NETWORK SERVED 14.9 MILLION PEOPLE IN 47 COUNTRIES.
- 4.8 million Refugees in the Region
- 1.7 million Assisted in August
- 1.6 million Assisted in September
These dashboards reflect the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 200 partners, including governments, UN Agencies, and NGOs, involved in the 3RP response in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are cumulative from the start of 2016, while targets are based on full funding of the 3RP and an expected 4.69 million refugees by end-2016.
HIGHLIGHTS: In Lebanon this month, the Livelihoods sector reached its highest number of active partners to date with 23 organizations reporting implementing activities. The sector has doubled its progress over the last two months, with over 7,000 beneficiaries reached (which is already 66 per cent more than in 2015). There has also been a gender rebalancing of these beneficiaries. While traditionally 85 per cent of beneficiaries were women, the current proportion is down to 70 per cent, due notably to a diversification of the courses offered by partners.
Almost 140,000 households have received unconditional, sector-specific or emergency cash assistance this year
Over 80% of regional targets to support health facilities and staff have been met by 3RP partners
Regional mixed migration summary for September 2016 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.
Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.
ROME/ GENEVA, 18 October 2016 – Three newborn babies, two born on Italian Coastguard boats in the Central Mediterranean and one at port, are among the newest arrivals of refugee and migrant children in Italy, as numbers of children hit record levels, says UNICEF.
In the first nine months of 2016 more children arrived by sea in Italy than in all of last year. This year more than 90 per cent of the children travelled alone while in 2015 the unaccompanied accounted for 75 per cent. This year has also seen an increase of children from Egypt but most still come from West Africa.
European Commission - Press release
Brussels, 11 October 2016
Today the European Union and Egypt signed a €129 million package of financial assistance to support socio-economic development in Egypt.
Today, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and Dr. Sahar Nasr, Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation, signed a €129 million package of financial assistance in support of Egypt's socio-economic development.
UK will prioritise ending modern slavery and child exploitation around the world.
To mark the national day against slavery on October 18, International Development Secretary Priti Patel outlined an increase in support for women and girl refugees in Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon, and for vulnerable people at risk of trafficking on migration routes in North Africa and Europe.
by Hajer Tlijani
TThe number of people starving to death in protracted conflicts is far greater than the number of people dying as a direct result of violence. It is therefore crucial to consider food security an indispensable link in the process of achieving peace. These interdependencies are underlined by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the United Nations 2030 Agenda, and their common objective of building peaceful and resilient societies.
Conflict and Food Crisis: A Mutually Reinforcing Partnership
Situation Générale en septembre 2016
Prévision jusqu'à’mi-novembre 2016