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06 Sep 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This report summarises the findings of four focus group discussions conducted with a total of 36 refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants in Izmir, from Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Eritrea, Nigeria, and Ethiopia. All focus group discussions took place on 26 July 2017. Two discussions were held with male participants, one with female participants, and one with a mixed group.

06 Sep 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This report summarises the findings of six focus group discussions conducted between 20 and 23 July 2017 with Syrian and Afghan refugees residing in Istanbul and Gaziantep, Turkey. Thirty-six participants took part in this survey, the second in a series of data collection efforts under the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP), looking at how refugees perceive humanitarian support in Turkey.

11 Aug 2017 description

OVERVIEW

Introduction

This report analyses data collected from refugees and asylum-seekers in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey between April 24 and May 6, 2017. It is the first in a series of data collection rounds by Ground Truth Solutions in Turkey, under the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP). Additional data collection will include both quantitative and qualitative research, looking at refugee, asylum-seeker, and migrant perceptions of humanitarian assistance in different regions of Turkey.

03 Aug 2017 description

ANKARA – The number of refugees in Turkey receiving monthly cash assistance through an innovative relief programme has now reached more than 850,000 and continues to rise. The EU-funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) supports the most vulnerable refugee families in Turkey with a debit card to cover basic needs such as food, rent, medicine and clothes.

26 Jul 2017 description
report European Commission

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the EU-Turkey High Level Political Dialogue

Brussels, 25 July 2017

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21 Jul 2017 description
infographic Danish Refugee Council

A snapshot of the latest data, trends, and analysis of migratory flows and protection issues faced by people on the move in and out of Turkey

17 Jul 2017 description

Durable Solution

■ Resettlement is the most accessible durable solution for the majority of refugees in Turkey. The situations in the countries of origin of the largest refugee groups in Turkey remain volatile and not conducive to return.

UNHCR Resettlement Strategy and Activities

■ UNHCR continues to use resettlement as a protection tool for the most vulnerable Syrian refugees: At least 300,000 (10% of the total) Syrians are estimated to be in need of resettlement in Turkey.

23 Jun 2017 description

Overview of migrant situation in Turkey

According to the latest available gures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are approximately 3,3 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking for the international protection.

17 Jun 2017 description

Turkey - On 15 June, the Turkish Coastguard (TUR CG) received in Antalya two search and rescue vessels. The vessels are part of a EUR 20 million agreement between the European Union and the UN Migration Agency (IOM).

The Turkish Government responded to the increase in irregular migration by rescuing, since the beginning of 2015, nearly 135,000 migrants and refugees as they tried to make their way to Greece. On land and at sea, Turkish law enforcement authorities have taken effective measures.

15 Jun 2017 description
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Over 3.2 million refugees Turkey continues to host the world’s largest refugee population. Predominantly out of camp More than 90 per cent of refugees in Turkey live outside of camps in urban and peri-urban areas. Mostly children and women 70 per cent of refugees in Turkey are children and women.

Working with Partners

15 Jun 2017 description

A snapshot of the latest data, trends, and analysis of migratory flows and protection issues faced by people on the move in and out of Turkey