Egypt

In Egypt, the ICRC promotes respect for international humanitarian law in the member countries of the League of Arab States. The delegation has also worked with the Egyptian Red Crescent to help people uprooted by the Libya conflict and provided first aid to people injured in violence within Egypt.

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In numbers

In 2021

  • 11,000
    families (55,000 individuals) in North Sinai were provided with food parcels, white flour and hygiene kits, which were distributed in cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC)
  • 2,351
    international phone calls were facilitated to help migrant community members in Egypt to maintain contact with their loved ones abroad.
  • 1,550
    police officers were introduced to IHL and the International Human Rights Law (IHRL) through 10 dissemination sessions and training courses
  • 1,200
    unaccompanied migrant children received food and hygiene items every month to help cover some of their basic needs. The distributions were implemented in cooperation with a partner organization.