World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) said that there were 38,914 Syrians currently staying in Turkey after fleeing clashes in their country.
In a written statement released Friday, AFAD said that Syrians staying in Turkey were living in Altinozu, Yayladagi, Reyhanli, Apaydin and Karbeyaz towns of the southern province of Hatay, in southern provinces of Sanliurfa (Ceylanpinar), Gaziantep (Islahiye) and Kilis.
AFAD said that Syrian citizens taking shelter in Turkey were provided with lodging, food, health services, security, social activities, education, religious services, translation services and communications.
AFAD said that 1,152 Syrians entered Turkey on July 12 and 13, and that 292 Syrians returned to Syria on their own will on both days, adding that until July 13, in total 63,655 entered Turkey and that 24,751 Syrians returned to Syria on their will.
Currently, 9,588 Syrians are staying in Hatay, 6,099 in Gaziantep province (Nurdagi-Islahiye), 11,420 in Kilis and 11,545 in Sanliurfa province (Ceylanpinar), AFAD said.
262 Syrians, including 26 companions, are staying in various Turkish hospitals and receiving medical treatment, AFAD said.
Syrians are provided meal three times a day, AFAD also said.
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