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03 Mar 2017 description

Background

Turkey hosts the world’s largest number of refugees and asylum seekers The Government of Turkey (GoT) is primary responsible for the protection refugees, including their access to services, and is the overall coordinator of the refugee response.

14 Dec 2012 description

Highlights

• Government of Turkey (Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency-AFAD) reported that the total number of Syrians accommodated in 14 camps, in seven provinces increased to 137,756 persons including those undertaking medical treatment in hospitals and their companions (665persons) on December 11, 2012. During the reporting period 1,103 new arrivals were reportedly admitted from the borders and 67 Syrians returned to Syria voluntarily.

12 Dec 2012 description

Highlights

• Turkish Government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency - AFAD) reported that the total number of Syrians accommodated in 14 camps, in seven provinces increased to 136,319 persons including those undertakingmedical treatment in hospitals and their companions (760 persons) on December 8, 2012 which is about 5% increase since end of November 2012.

26 Nov 2012 description

Highlights

• No new official numbers reported by the Government of Turkey since November 21, 2012. However, according to the information from the local authorities with the recent new arrivals of 2,115 Syrians in the last 48 hrs of November 21-23, 2012 the total number of Syrians registered and accommodated in the camps increased to 125,277 persons. Reportedly, during the same 48 hrs 435 Syrians returned to Syria voluntarily.

26 Nov 2012 description

Highligths

• Government of Turkey (AFAD- Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency) reported that the total number of Syrians registered and accommodated in the camps (14) in seven provinces increased to 123,367 persons including 667 who are undertakingmedical treatment in hospitals. Since end of June 2012, the number of Syrians accommodating in the camps increased by 260%.

20 Nov 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new official figuresreportedby the Government of Turkey since November 16, 2012. However,as per information from the authorities the total number of Syrians registered and staying in 14 campsin sevenprovincesis 120,848 persons. Reportedly,during the 24hrs of 18-19 November, 590 Syrians newly arrived while 1,023 Syrians returned voluntarily to Syria.

20 Nov 2012 description

•No new official figures reportedby the Government of Turkey since November 16, 2012,however,according to the information from the local authorities the total number of Syrians registered and staying in 14 campsin sevenprovincesincreasedto 121,474persons including 697who are undertakingmedical treatmentin hospitals.

19 Nov 2012 description

Highlights

• No new official figures reported by the Government of Turkey on November 14, 2012, however, according to information from authorities the number of Syrians registered and staying in 14 camps in seven provinces increased to 117,811 persons including 684 who are undertaking medical treatment in hospitals.

14 Nov 2012 description

Highlights

• According to the official figures reported by the Government of Turkey on November 12,the number of Syrians registered and accommodated in 14 campsestablished insevenprovincesincreased to about 115,000 personsincluding 729 who are undertakingmedical treatment in the hospitals. According to the local officials, with the estimated number of up to 70,000 Syrians living in urban,the total number of Syrians in Turkey is approximately 185,000persons.

12 Nov 2012 description

Highlights

• On November 9,2012, the Government of Turkey reported that the official number of Syrians registered and accommodated in 14 camps established in seven provinces increased to 112,883 persons including 723 who are undertaking medical treatment in the hospitals. According to the official figures since the beginning of the crisis (April 2011) about 159,000 Syrians arrived in Turkey and about 46,000 of them have returned to Syria voluntarily.

22 Oct 2012 description

Highlights

• While the official numbers remained the same (101,834) as reported on October 17,2012, according to the information note of Disaster and Emergency Presidency (AFAD)dated October 23, 2012 shared by the Regional Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the total number of Syrians registered and accommodated in 14 camps in seven provinces increased 14 % since end of September 2012 and reached to 103,981 persons including 702 persons undertaking medical treatment in hospitals.

21 Oct 2012 description

Highlights

• While the official numbers remained the same (101,834) as announced on October 17,2012, according to the information note of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)dated October 22, 2012 shared by the Regional Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the total number of Syrians registeredand accommodate in 14 camps in seven provinces increased 14 % since end of September 2012 and reached to 103,709 persons including 727 persons undertaking medical treatment in hospitals.

18 Oct 2012 description

Highlights

•Government of Turkey reported official figures increased over 100,000. Reportedly the total number of Syrians registered and accommodated in 14 camps in seven provinces is 100,363 persons including 675 persons of wounded ones in various hospitals as of October 15,2012.

04 Oct 2012 description

Highlights

  • Government of Turkey on October 1,2012 reported that the total number of Syrians accommodated in the camps as well as those under medical treatment in various hospitals increased to 93,576 persons while unofficial figures are estimated to be more than 95,000 persons by the officials.

27 Sep 2012 description

Highlights

• The official figures reported by the Government of Turkey remained the same (87,774 persons) however according to the Regional Representativeof the Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MFA) with the recent arrivals and voluntary returns the total number reached90,000 persons.

• Reportedly during the 24 hours of September 24-25, 2012, 337 new arrivals have been admitted and placed in various camps and173 persons have returned to Syria voluntarily.

24 Sep 2012 description

Highlights

•Official figures continued to remain the same as announced on September 18, 2012(83,260) however local authorities (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) informed that according to information from the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)the number of Syrians accommodated in the camps as well as those under medical treatment in various hospitals in Turkey reached about 83,480 persons.