This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 32,311,219 in cash assistance to be channelled either multilaterally through the IFRC or bilaterally to support the Turkish Red Crescent Society (TRCS) in assisting up to 170,000 people displaced by the crises in Syria. The Emergency Appeal will provide urgent winterisation support to approximately 100,000 temporary protected people living in camps in Southern Turkey, as well as providing essential food and non-food relief items to approximately 20,000 vulnerable people at the Turkish-Syrian border. The Emergency Appeal also includes the provision of contingency stocks for an additional 50,000 people for the period of 6 months. The Turkish Red Crescent provides all assistance exclusively from the Turkish side of the border and does not engage in any cross-border activities.
The operation will be completed by mid May 2013. A Final Report will be made available three months after the end of the operation, by mid August 2013.