With the number of Syrian refugees registered or awaiting registration in Egypt now at more than 100,000 and expected to continue to grow in the face of intensified military action, humanitarian agency Church World Service joins local efforts in Cairo to provide basic services, education and protection.
APPEAL # 6826 AMOUNT: $100,000
April 1, 2011
SITUATION: Violence resulting from the armed conflict between the Libyan military and opposition forces has caused more than 376,000 persons, mainly migrant workers, to flee Libya since February. More than 190,000 of them have crossed intoTunisia, more than 154,000 have fled to Egypt and the balance of the displaced people have gone to Algeria, Niger, Chad and Sudan.