Egypt: Facts and figures, January – December 2018
ICRC’s long-standing cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent Society has further developed with enhanced activities related to the International Red Cross and Crescent Movement’s Family Links Services and extended into the field of direct assistance to address humanitarian needs.
In 2018, the ICRC worked closely with the National Society in responding to the immediate needs of violence-affected people. Following the Egyptian Red Crescent Society’s distribution of ICRC aid to people affected in Sinai, the ICRC organised a workshop with its volunteers to further assess these people’s needs. The National Society and the ICRC then agreed on a set of short and mid-term activities for responding to the needs in Sinai and engaged in dialogue on this with the relevant authorities.
In 2018, through different activities and partnerships, the ICRC worked on: