Egypt: Facts and Figures Jan - Dec 2019

In Egypt, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) assists people affected by conflict and violence including from the broader region, promotes international humanitarian law (IHL), and cooperates with healthcare providers to help them boost their emergency response. The ICRC has been intermittently present in Egypt for over 100 years.

In 2019, the ICRC worked closely with the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) in responding to the immediate needs of people affected by violence. Following the ERC’s distribution of ICRC aid to people affected by the events in North Sinai, the ICRC organized a workshop with its volunteers to further assess these people’s needs. The ERC and the ICRC then agreed on a set of short and mid-term activities for responding to the needs in North Sinai and engaged in dialogue on this with the relevant authorities.
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