AMERA International

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Formerly known as the African and Middle East Refugee Assistance.


  • Africa
  • Middle East

Fields of Work

  • Refugee Legal Aid
  • Psychosocial work

Main Activities

  • To provide relief for refugees by offering pro bono legal advice on issues relating to asylum determination, settlement of migrants, family reunification and other matters relating to the enjoyment of the fundamental rights
  • To provide psychosocial services to help refugees deal emotionally and mentally with their past and present struggles and to empower them to present their testimonies at interviews conducted with state authorities or with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • To advance education of the public, in particular lawyers and paralegals, in matters relating to forced migration and law affecting refugees in Africa and the Middle East

Address :

298 Banbury Road, Flat 2,
OX2 7ED, Oxford,


Bldg. 79, 104 Street,
Hadayek Maadi, Cairo,

Tel : UK: +44 (0)1865 424 697 / Cairo: +202 2528 1361

Email : [email protected] ; [email protected]

Website :

Contact Person : Themba Lewis, Trustee

Member Since : 1 Apr 2008