The American “NPR” radio station shed light on the conditions of the Sudanese fleeing the hell of war in Sudan and their refuge in Egypt in search of safety, specifically the city of Aswan, where the Sudanese flee directly to it by land.
Sudanese in Egypt
The American Radio correspondent in Egypt from the city of Aswan said that the Sudanese who hold foreign passports and other nationalities were sponsored by foreign countries and continued their journey from Egypt, but the Sudanese who only hold Sudanese identity had to travel from Sudan to Aswan, where Egypt would receive them.
The report added that the Sudanese are trying to make their way to Egypt in an arduous journey.
The report said that so far, more than 50,000 Sudanese have arrived in Aswan since mid-April, other than that Egypt already hosts 4 million Sudanese living in Egypt, and only a small part of those are officially registered as refugees of the United Nations, so most of the Sudanese who come here come Already here on tourist visas that are likely to be extended constantly.
Sudanese trip from Khartoum to Aswan
And the American report quoted the Sudanese woman, Shatha Prima, as saying that she arrived in Egypt about a week after the outbreak of fighting in Sudan and had to sell some of her gold to make the week-long journey across the border to Egypt, and sleep outside next to the buses and on the side of the road, and she had to do everything That with her two-week-old baby while she was trying to recover from labour. Her baby girl didn’t have a passport yet, but the Egyptian border guards let her family through.
Shatha was then able to stay in a rented apartment in Cairo that she shared with some other Sudanese evicts, saying, “We don’t know how many days-months we will live here and also, we have money problems.”
The American report indicated that there are schools in Egypt, specifically in Aswan, that have turned into shelters for the Sudanese, to provide them with support.