Istanbul – “Opportunities for Lives” was launched on Monday in Instanbul, aiming to provide greater entrepreneurship opportunities for Syrians under temporary protection and Turkish citizens in nine Turkish provinces.
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) will work closely as an implementing partner on this two-year project, led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) under the general coordination of the Turkish Directorate-General for International Labour Force.
Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu said, "Today, Turkey has the 2nd Largest Earthquake Watch Web of Europe. Last year, 39 thousand 287 earthquakes took place in the country. The Web recorded 19 thousand 446 earthquakes in the first 10 days of this year”.
AFAD Provincial Directors Training Meeting which was held in Sakarya with the participation of Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu and Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu ended.
Breakdown of Grades & ALP
399 students who are enrolled to Accelerated Learning Program that has been launched by MoNE for children aged 10-18 and have been out of school for more than 3 years are also benefiting from the CCTE.
As of the end of September 2018, the Ministry of National Education reported that 615,989 Syrian children were enrolled in formal education programmes and it is expected that numbers will continue to increase during on-going school enrolment during October. The total number of school-aged children has risen from 976,200 for the 2017/2018 school year to 1,047,536 for the 2018/2019 school year. The number of children out of school increased to more than 400,000.
90% of the active health partners reported [43/48].
46 of the sub districts reached in fifth governorates (Idleb, Aleppo, Hama, Lattakia and Al-Hasakeh.
Over 1.03 M outpatient consultations provided by the health partners, showing an increase of 13% as compared to previous month, 13% of the total provided by mobile services.
Over 1.06 M medical procedures provided. 8% of the total served in hard to reach areas.
Over 11,100 cases referred for specialized/secondary health care. 8% of the cases referred to Turkey.
The Facility for Refugees in Turkey, which supports refugees and their Turkish hosting communities, has provided a swift response to the crisis in challenging circumstances, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. The humanitarian projects have helped refugees to address their basic needs but have not always delivered the expected value for money, say the auditors.
Turkey Resilience Project in response to the Syria Crisis (TRP), financed by EU and implemented by UNDP, was officially launched in Ankara with a high-level event. The €50m-budget project aims to deliver comprehensive and sustainable solutions to the problems of Syrians displaced due to the Syrian crisis and now living in Turkey and of the host communities. Focusing on job creation, strengthening municipal services and Turkish language training, the Project is financed by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (EUTF).
Background and Key Findings
The food assistance response for the third quarter of 2018 remained high, reaching almost 97 percent of target figures having raised 96 percent of the funding requirements requested through the 3RP budget. Since January 2018, the Food Security and Agriculture Sector partners have assisted 166,541 people from the Syrian refugees and host communities with food and agricultural assistance.
• The 2018-2019 school year began in September with nearly 616,000 Syrian and other refugee children registered. UNICEF is working closely with the government and 3RP partners on a Back to School campaign to increase enrolment and ensure access to education.
• The Conditional Cash Transfer for Education programme for refugee children entered its 2nd year, targeting 450,000 children by July 2019. Nearly 341,500 refugee children received a CCTE payment in September.
Introduction & Methodology
By the end of 2017 there were 3,424,2371 (mainly Syrian) refugees living in Turkey. Just seven percent of them (228,229 refugees2 ) were housed in 20 camps, and the rest were living in Turkish communities throughout the country.
“Regional Level Desk and Field Exercise” was held on the occasion of anniversary of earthquake that took place in Van on October, 2011.
According to the scenario of the exercise held on the occasion of anniversary of earthquake, an injured citizen and another person who were trapped under the debris of a collapsed building were rescued and measures were taken against gas leakage.
Speaking at the "New Turkey and Humanitarian Aid” conference, Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu said that urban transformation is the most important link for “disaster management”.