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Community Centers provide referral services, training, livelihood support, nutrition and health, social activities, advocacy and protection, volunteer activities as well as harmonization, also new generations are contributed through Child Friendly Space and Youth Friendly Space.

COMMUNITY CENTERS

13 Sep 2018 description

What is KIZILAYKART Platform?

KIZILAYKART is a cash-based assistance tool designed to provide support to the most vulnerable foreigners in a dignified way.

Assistances are delivered to the beneficiaries via KIZILAYKART Platform. The platform is designed to enable the simultaneous implementation of multiple cash assistance programmes.

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

Refugees International is deeply concerned by indications that the Assad regime and its international partners are preparing to launch a major military operation to capture Idlib province. Idlib is the largest remaining area not under government control in Syria. It is also home to up to three million civilians – almost half of whom have sought refuge in Idlib or were evacuated there to escape advances by Syrian government forces elsewhere in the country. An offensive in Idlib would likely result in a humanitarian catastrophe.

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

Strengthening Services, Supporting Capacities and Expanding Access to services and protection

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

Promoting Livelihoods and Self-Reliance

In line with the strategy developed within the framework of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) for Turkey, expanding livelihood and job opportunities for Syrians and refugees of other nationalities in Turkey is a strategic objective of UNHCR in an effort to support self-reliance as a prerequisite to any durable solution.

05 Sep 2018 description

Promoting Access of Refugees to Education

05 Sep 2018 description

Working closely with the Government of Turkey, partners and communities, UNHCR’s Communication with Communities (CwC) activities facilitate the participation of refugees, enhance accountability and enable effectiveness of programmes. In particular, in ensuring that refugees are equipped with information about their rights, obligations and the services available to them, these efforts help to strengthen their protection in Turkey. Additionally, UNHCR aims to foster understanding between refugee communities and host communities in Turkey through its communication efforts and activities.

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