Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Identifying Program Opportunities / Case Study Cairo, Egypt
Feinstein International Center, 2012.
Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Iden- tifying Program Opportunities. Case study Egypt.
Feinstein International Center,Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, USA.
Field research for this report was made possible by the excellent work of eightresearch assistants -- Ahmed Mohamed Amin, Ahmed Naji, Basim Ibrahim,Biniam Habtemariam, Hannah Huser, Noha Osman, Rasha Salem and Santo Wol
-- and Najia Mohamed, who coordinated the ﬁeld work, and helped write the re
-port. All of them were able to carry out their tasks with great professionalism anddedication in spite of the instability in Cairo during the past year. Lorena Guzmán
Elizalde managed the ﬁeld team throughout the turmoil with amazing capability,and contributed to the ﬁnal report. Rebecca Furst-Nichols provided project man
-agement, advice and support. Karen Jacobsen, Principal Investigator, guided thefull research process. Special thanks to Themba Lewis and Shane Bristow whoshared their photographs, and to Caritas-Refugee Services and UNHCR in Egyptfor providing invaluable information. The staff at Feinstein International Centermanaged the budget, travel and administrative procedures. Finally, we recognizeand thank our interviewees in Cairo, who were willing to share their experiences,and who are a life example for all of us.The research was paid for by American taxpayers, and we thank the US Depart-ment of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration for funding thisproject.