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16 Oct 2018 description

Key developments in Africa during the week of October 7th include persistent militant threats in Egypt and in the Lake Chad area; coupled with election-related violence in Cameroon, Mozambique and Nigeria.

26 Sep 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

September 26, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - An Egyptian security official Saturday said the authorities rescued 174 illegal immigrants, mostly Sudanese as they were heading to Europe on a boat, 47 nautical miles north west of Mersa Matruh.

Egypt’s al-Youm al-Sabi’i daily newspaper quoted the director of security in Mersa Matruh, Maj. Gen. Hashim Lutfi, as saying that the rescued immigrants include 23 Egyptians and 151 from nine other countries.

16 Nov 2014 description

In response to the appeal of 40 stranded people at the Egyptian- Libyan border, the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) conducted a rapid assessment to the situation and to know their urgent needs.

ERC provided to the stranded people from (Chad, Sudan, and Somalia) humanitarian materials included non-food items (blankets, mattresses and spread sheets) as well as food materials, infant milk and detergents materials on November 16, 2014.

22 May 2012 description

In this issue

  • IOM support migrant and communities in the aftermath of the Libyan crisis

  • IOM Cairo-UNHCR-Egypt-U.S. Cooperation to resettle refugees stranded at the Libyan border\

  • Learning Italian as an opportunity to increase employability in the tourism sector.

  • Combating human trafficking in Egypt

01 Apr 2011 description

    Following the outbreak of violence in the Libyan Arab Jamahirya in February, and in order to assist tens of thousands of people fleeing the conflict in that country, a Regional Flash Appeal was launched on 7 March. Three weeks on, the Flash Appeal has enabled organizations to provide coordinated humanitarian aid to affected populations. The Flash Appeal requested US$160.3 million and (as of 1 April) has received $113 million (70%) in funding towards its original requirements.