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12 Sep 2018 description

Close to 4 million refugees Turkey continues to be home to the world’s largest refugee population.

Key locations Almost 50 percent of all refugees in Turkey are registered in four key provinces: Gaziantep, Hatay, Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

Youth refugees Approximately one million refugees in Turkey are aged between 15 and 24, of which 60 percent are male.

Working with Partners and Public Institutions

11 Sep 2018 description

Working in Partnership with the Directorate General of Migration Management

05 Sep 2018 description

Highlights
- The yearly inflation rate reached 15.39 percent, the highest increase in the last 15 years. The inflation rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages was 18.89 percent.
- The highest increase in year-over-year Consumer Price Index was in Hatay, Kahramanmaras and Osmaniye regions with 17.38 percent.
- The Turkish Lira lost 15 percent of its value against the US dollar in Q2, reaching a 20 percent loss for the first half of the year.

05 Sep 2018 description

Turkey’s comprehensive legal framework provides access to a broad range of services (education, health, social, and employment) for beneficiaries of temporary protection, international protection applicants and refugees upon registration with the authorities. UNHCR works on strengthening access to quality services for all refugees, in particular persons with specific needs, through public systems and national and local institutions.

05 Sep 2018 description

Safe access to territory is a pre-requisite to ensure that persons in need of international protection are able to seek and access protection. Maintaining and strengthening access is essential to ensure that all those seeking asylum are afforded the opportunity in a safe and dignified manner.

Partnership with Border Authorities to support safe access to protection

17 Aug 2018 description
report UN Women

The wings of a bird are often used as a metaphor for gender equality. If both of its wings don’t have the same strength, a bird can lose direction and may not fly. Imagine that same bird flying across oceans, through continents, with no awareness or respect for countries or borders.

09 Aug 2018 description

Ankara – Istanbul has increasingly become a destination city for migrants and refugees from countries such as Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia. According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM), these nationalities make up a majority of the over 500,000 registered foreign nationals in Istanbul and the 3,9 million registered nationwide. Many migrants and refugees from these countries are vulnerable and in need of assistance.

08 Aug 2018 description

Overview of Migrant Situation in Turkey

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 3.9 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking international protection.

17 Jul 2018 description

Overview of Migrant Situation in Turkey

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 3.9 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking international protection.

14 Jul 2018 description

The infrastructure development and technical support in 4 municipalities in Gaziantep, Hatay, Kilis and Şanlıurfa help to better cope and recover from the impact of displacement.