World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) has announced that there were 44,038 Syrians currently staying in Turkey after fleeing clashes in their country.
In a written statement released Tuesday, 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 525 Syrians entered Turkey on July 30 and 31, and that 532 Syrians returned to Syria on their own will on both days, adding that so far, a total of 73,587 entered Turkey and that 29,549 Syrians returned to Syria on their will.
Currently, 10,808 Syrians are staying in Hatay, 7,502 in Gaziantep province (Nurdagi-Islahiye), 12,032 in Kilis and 13,337 in Sanliurfa province (Ceylanpinar), AFAD said.
359 Syrians, including 39 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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