Appeals & Response Plans
- Egypt: Floods - Oct 2016
- Syria/Iraq: Polio Outbreak - Oct 2013
- Egypt: Floods - Jan 2010
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Egypt: Landslide - Sep 2008
- Locusts - Aug 2004
- Egypt: Floods - Nov 1994
- Sudan/Egypt: Earthquakes - Aug 1993
- Egypt: Earthquake - Oct 1992
- Egypt: Floods Due To Canal Collapse - Dec 1991
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- UNHCR Egypt Monthly Statistical Report as of 30 November 2018
- ACLED Regional Overview – Africa (11 December 2018)
- Children, HIV and AIDS: Regional snapshot - Middle East and North Africa (December 2018)
- Simulation exercise puts global pandemic readiness to the test
- ACLED Regional Overview – Africa (16 October 2018)
The South Sudan Ministry of Education says the Egyptian government has offered one hundred sixty (160) scholarships to South Sudanese tudents to study for academic year 2011/12.
Speaking to Radio Miraya, the Ministry's Director General for Training and External Relations, Benjamin Gabriel Apai, said that they will begin receiving applications from students starting tomorrow, and running through July 28th.
The Deputy Chairperson of Southern Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission, Yar Paul, has told Radio Miraya that about twelve thousand southern Sudanese refugees in Egypt are soon to be repatriated on a voluntary basis. Yar further added that the southern government has given the Commission over SDG 4.5 million to repatriate the refugees.
Yar added that the Commission is currently taking bids from airlines to bring them from Egypt to Juba.
At least one woman was killed and several people wounded in a recent demonstration staged by Sudanese refugees in Cairo. The refugees were demanding urgent repatriation by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The head of a task force for Southern Sudan Refugees in Egypt has deplored conditions among some 5,000 South Sudan refugees living in Cairo, following the recent anti-government protests there.
Kour Mac Choul told Radio Miraya that condition of southern Sudanese in Cairo were alarming, and they were in need of urgent humanitarian help.
"Thousands of them are suffering out there," Choul bemoaned. "We need them to come back to Sudan," he said, adding, "our power is the people.