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14 Sep 2017 description
report Theirworld
Almost 300,000 children in temporary education centres will be gradually transferred to official schools. Another 360,000 not currently in education will also start to move into classrooms.
14 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The Ministry of Health led a team of 5,000 people, supported by UNICEF and WHO, to vaccinate more than 120,000 refugee and migrant children under the age of five.
31 Jul 2017 description
Available in Arabic, Farsi, Turkish and English, Help enables asylum-seekers and refugees in Turkey to easily access information about their rights and obligations, as well as available services.
08 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission
The 'Conditional Cash Transfer for Education' project, which aims to encourage some 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey by the end of 2017, receives €34 million in EU funding.
17 May 2017 description
The Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) will support the most vulnerable refugee families in Turkey with a debit card to cover basic needs such as food, rent, medicine and clothes.
31 Mar 2017 description
The European Union Facility for Refugees in Turkey, which was set up in 2015, has benefited more than 400 000 refugees and contracted 46 projects worth over €1.5 billion.
16 Mar 2017 description
The €34 million project, which will be implemented in partnership with UNICEF and the Turkish Red Crescent in support of the Government, will provide cash transfers to vulnerable refugee families.
14 Feb 2017 description
According to Amnesty, the deal has certainly stemmed the flow of migrants across the Aegean, but at a considerable cost to Europe’s commitment to refugee protection.
08 Feb 2017 description
Humanitarian actors are primarily focusing their efforts on the needs of the Syrians, but the protection measures available to displaced persons of other nationalities are far fewer.
20 Jan 2017 description
Refugees face similar challenges across Syria’s neighbouring countries, a report by 28 NGOs has found, warning that long-term efforts are still needed by the international community and host governments.
19 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Despite a more than 50 per cent increase in enrolment since last June, over 40 per cent of children of school-going age – or 380,000 child refugees – are still missing out on an education.
17 Jan 2017 description
The Emergency Social Safety Net is a partnership between Turkish and international actors, with €348 million in funds. Turkey hosts 3 million people who have fled war and poverty.
30 Nov 2016 description
The uncertainties with regard to the Syria war delayed long-term planning by both authorities and Syrians in Turkey. Ankara now needs to assume the permanence of the refugees in order to craft an integration strategy.
16 Sep 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch
Ahead of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants next week in New York, the platform provides findings, statistics, and recommendations on what donors and host countries should do.
03 Jun 2016 description
According to Amnesty, the large numbers of people have inevitably placed a strain both on Turkey's new asylum system and its capacity to meet people’s basic needs.
14 Apr 2016 description
Turkey’s decision on a work permit option for registered Syrian refugees is a momentous step and the implementation process is just beginning.
18 Mar 2016 description
Ultimately, the response must be about addressing the compelling needs of individuals fleeing war and persecution. Refugees need protection, not rejection.
16 Mar 2016 description
François Crépeau warned that increasing security and closing borders would only increase the suffering of migrants, inciting them to take even more risky journeys with smugglers.
08 Mar 2016 description
Agency says it is worried about any arrangement that involves the blanket return of individuals from one country to another without explicit refugee protection safeguards in keeping with international obligations.
06 Mar 2016 description
Largely denied the chance for legal resettlement in Europe, Afghans account for around a quarter of the migrants risking their lives in the small boats leaving Turkey's shore.