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02 Oct 2014 description

UNHCR Response

The fifth airlift has landed on 30 September early afternoon carrying 27,000 mats.

UNHCR met with the coordinator of AFAD for the Suruç region and the AFAD warehouse coordinator to discuss the distribution of UNHCR donated relief items. The objective of the meeting was to make sure the distribution mechanisms in place guarantees an accurate and effective distribution of items to all persons of concern.

Arrivals and Returns

01 Oct 2014 description

When Faud al-Shiekh Sanaa, a gaunt master teacher from Aleppo, made his way to Turkey with throngs of other refugees from Syria in July 2012, he immediately set about registering children for school. Classes back home would have started in September, and there was little time to waste.

By November, with backing from international and Turkish charities, the governor of Kilis Province had presided over the opening of the “Culture Center for Syrians.”

30 Sep 2014 description

Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 July to 26 September 2014.

Appeal target: CHF 42.1 million in cash, kind, and services to support the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) until December 2015 to extend humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of some 250,000 people seeking assistance and protection.

22 Sep 2014 description

Highlights

● On 14 September, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 220,110. AFAD reported that from 11 to14 September, a total of 337 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 567 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

17 Sep 2014 description

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● On 11 September, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 220,240. AFAD reported that from 10 to11 September, a total of 580 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 683 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

11 Sep 2014 description

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● On 10 September, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 220,080. AFAD reported that from 09 to 10 September, a total of 577 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 840 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

03 Sep 2014 description

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● On 02 September, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 220,705. AFAD reported that from 01 to 02 September, a total of 511 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 285 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

29 Aug 2014 description
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● On 28 August, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 219,716. AFAD reported that from 28 to 29 August, a total of 697 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 375 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

28 Aug 2014 description

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● On 27 August, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 219,369. AFAD reported that from 26 to 27 August, a total of 1,062 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 668 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

28 Aug 2014 description
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● On 27 August, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 219,369. AFAD reported that from 26 to 27 August, a total of 1,062 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 668 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

26 Aug 2014 description

JULY HIGHLIGHTS:

Ensuring meaningful access to education for refugees requires both the creation of the physical spaces needed for education as well as providing the support and skills needed in order for children and youth to benefit fully from the lessons that they attend. Ahead of the 2014/2015 school year, UNICEF – in partnership with AFAD - continues to support the construction of prefabricated schools and equipping non-camp schools with tents, furniture and air conditioning units.

25 Aug 2014 description

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● On 14 August, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 218,806. AFAD reported that from 23 to 24 August, a total of 1,205 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 787 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

25 Aug 2014 description
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● On 14 August, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 218,806. AFAD reported that from 23 to 24 August, a total of 1,205 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 787 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

20 Aug 2014 description

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● On 19 August, AFAD, the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Turkey's Government, announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in the 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 217,875. AFAD reported that from 18 to 19 August, a total of 380 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 292 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

04 Aug 2014 description

MIDYAT REFUGEE CAMP, Turkey, August 4 (UNHCR) – Ashraf says everyone wrenched from their home and forced to become a refugee, finds life a struggle: "When you come to a new country, it's as if everyone is blind."

Not everyone is as cheerful and resilient as the 15-year-old, forced to flee from Aleppo in northern Syria to Turkey with six other members of his family almost a year ago. In his case, blind is not just a metaphor: Ashraf and his brother are visually impaired.

01 Aug 2014 description

Situation Report

● On 24 July 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 218,731. AFAD reported that during the period of 23-24 July 2014, a total of 375 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 399 Syrians voluntarily returned to Syria.

28 Jul 2014 description
report Mercy Corps

Now in its fourth year, the conflict in Syria has reache d a boiling point: Mercy Corps ech oes UNICEF’s recent call to action by the international community: in its No Lost Ge neration report, UNICEF highlights the critical education and protection needs of the 4.6 million childre n and adolescents inside Syria and in th e neighboring countries affected by the ongoing crisis. Mercy Corps works with over one million young people in over 20 countries, including Turkey, Iraq,