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Concern Worldwide
Syrian refugees receive cash assistance
Description: Concern Worldwide partnered with UNHCR to provide over 4,000 Syrian refugee families with cash assistance in Turkey.
  20 Jan 2017   1m55s 3 113 0
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Buses for Syrian Refugee Children in Gaziantep
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  20 Dec 2016   34s 2 121 0
Syrian Exodus - Chapter three: 'Syrians torn between East and West'
Description: Istanbul is home to a growing Syrian community who are torn between returning to their country once the war is over or making their way on to Europe. Chapter One - Chapter Two - Chapter Three - Chapter Four - Seated on the left, Yaman. He is 12 years old, quiet, and a keen supporter of Real Madrid football club. He fled Syria and now lives with his family in a basement in Istanbul, in northwest Turkey. He misses his hometown, Al Kisswah, on the outskirts of Damascus, and wants to go back to his country once the war is over. When he grows up, he plans to be a mathematician... SUBSCRIBE HERE: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. TOP PLAYLISTS EBOLA - MSF is on the frontline in the fight against Ebola - one of the world’s most deadly diseases. Find out what we’re doing in our projects across West Africa. EYEWITNESS - Watch MSF's "eyewitness" testimony from the frontline of humanitarian emergencies across the world. THE REACH OF WAR - In late 2013, MSF sent to record “a day in the life” of the brutal, relentless conflict in Syria - to collect imagery and narratives that might foster a deeper understanding of the reach of this war. MONTH IN FOCUS - Each and every month, watch the latest news from our projects around the world and see what we really do. HIV/AIDS: See What We See - Today, 9.6 million people with HIV/AIDS are on lifesaving treatment, antiretroviral drugs cost a fraction of what they used to. However, this is not the full picture – See What We See exposes the reality of HIV/ AIDS as experienced by MSF. EVERYDAY EMERGENCY - For decades, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been in the grip of an emergency. Violence in its eastern provinces are an everyday occurrence that has torn the country apart and left millions dead. TUBERCULOSIS – What is it? Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most deadly infectious diseases in the world. Each year it kills 1.4 million people with nearly another nine million suffering from the disease, mainly in developing countries. Find out what it is, how the body reacts, and what MSF are doing combat this deadly disease. WHERE WE WORK – We work in more than 60 countries across the world – Learn more about our work at SYRIA - SOUTH SUDAN - CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - DR CONGO -
  13 Dec 2016   5m32s 3 96 0
Integrating Syrian Refugees in Turkey
Description: In this video, our Project Director for Turkey Nigar Göksel explains the main findings of Crisis Group's report "Turkey’s Refugee Crisis: The Politics of Permanence" and advocates a long-term strategy to integrate Syrian refugees into Turkish society.
  30 Nov 2016   2m51s 2 285 0
Life After War – 3 Syrians Share Experience of Living in Turkey
Description: An architect, a student, and a father share stories about their lives after fleeing Syria and the impact of community projects on their lives. Over 2.7 million Syrians are currently living in Turkey. With funding from EU in Turkey, IOM supports community programs to provide greater opportunities for Syrians living in Turkey to access services like education, psycho-social support and medical care. As of July 2016, over 52,000 Syrians living in Turkey have benefited from services at these community centres.
  08 Sep 2016   5m9s 6 1079 0
Muna,  A Syrian girl learning to walk in Turkey
Description: Muna is a Syrian living in Turkey. Born with a congenital disorder, she has never been able to walk. She dreams of walking down the street like other girls in her neighborhood. IOM’s Emergency Case Management program is trying to make her dream come true by providing a doctor-prescribed leg brace. She is one of over 1,800 beneficiaries of IOM Turkey’s Emergency Case Management program.
  18 Aug 2016   4m1s 2 1306 0
3 Questions: Syrian Refugees on the Border of Turkey
Description: Some of "the most vulnerable people," Syrians who managed to cross the border to Turkey but don't have the resources to go any further need international assistance. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission Jason Mills describes working in a transit camp in Akcakale, Turkey, which is now closed. Read about the closure of this camp here:
  06 Jul 2016   2m56s 4 420 0
Turkey: Supporting Syrian Refugees
Description: One man can change lives. Just ask the Syrian refugees in Torbali, near Izmir, about the work of Levent Topçu. Levent, known to the refugees simply by his first name, is the 52-year-old general manager of Ege, a Turkish company that makes leather goods and employs 60 people. More important, he is part of a group of Facebook friends who created an association to help people in need, including some of the 2.7 million Syrian refugees in Turkey. Levent and his friends, with some help from UNHCR, have transformed the existence of more than one hundred people here. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at or --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  23 Jun 2016   1m27s 24 697 0
Director-General visits Syrian refugees in Gaziantep
Description: Following the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova visited facilities established to meet the needs of some 300,000 Syrian refugees in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep, on 25 May
  17 Jun 2016   3m56s 9 351 0
Aid Zone: E-cards as food assistance for refugees in Turkey
Description: How can refugees’ basic needs be secured? In this video, Euronews' Aid Zone programme goes to the country with the highest number of refugees in the world, Turkey, to see how the EU and the UN World Food Programme work together to ensure refugees' basic food needs. As part of the e-food card programme run by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the Turkish Red Crescent, each refugee family receives a card, which works like a debit card and is automatically uploaded twice a month. The system is used in 11 camps by over 156 000 people. The video is part of the Aid Zone series produced by Euronews Find out more about the EU's humanitarian assistance to refugees in Turkey Video by Euronews
  02 May 2016   5m16s 8 749 0
Making Istanbul an Earthquake-Resistant City
Description: Located on a major fault line, Istanbul faces high seismic risk. In 1999, a major earthquake around the Turkish metropolis caused some 17,000 deaths and $5 billion in damages. To minimize the impact of any future disasters, the World Bank-supported Istanbul Seismic Risk Mitigation and Emergency Preparedness Project is helping the city rebuild or retrofit public buildings and infrastructure, improve its information systems, and train people to respond to emergencies.
  06 Apr 2016   1m1s 10 852 0
Making sense of the EU-Turkey deal: law, politics and practicalities | Special seminar
Description: Additional Rapid Response Seminar to close the 'Destination: Europe' series of public seminars 16 March 2016, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Chair: Dr Tom Scott-Smith Panelists: Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill, Dr Cathryn Costello, Professor Alexander Betts, Dr Jeff Crisp, Dr Franck Düvell Respondents: Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis and Dr Gokay Ozerim On 7 March 2016, EU leaders announced a new agreement with Turkey, stating that ‘bold moves were needed to close down people smuggling routes, to break the business model of the smugglers, to protect our external borders and to end the migration crisis in Europe. We need to break the link between getting in a boat and getting settlement in Europe.’ While the details of the agreement and its implementation remain to be seen, this seminar brings together experts to examine its legality under both international and EU law, its likely efficacy and its political impact. This seminar series complements Issue 51 of Forced Migration Review, published on 5 January 2016 and also titled 'Destination: Europe'.
  18 Mar 2016   1h34m26s 3 1373 0