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 2018

  • 3,596
    Egyptian Army officers, cadets and soldiers were introduced to International Humanitarian Law (IHL) through 22 dissemination sessions and training courses covering all army regional commands.
  • 900
    vulnerable migrant unaccompanied children received every month food and hygiene items to meet their needs, through cooperation with other organizations.
  • 10,000
    families (50,000 individuals) in North Sinai received Food Parcels, white flour and hygiene kits, while 4,000 families (20,000 individuals) received blankets, in cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC).
  • 3,314
    phone calls were facilitated to help migrant community members maintain contact with their loved ones abroad.