Number of Syrians in Turkey reaches 162,000

It was said that 230,724 Syrians entered Turkey so far and 68,395 of them returned to Syria.

Number of Syrians in Turkey reaches 162,000

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) announced Friday that the number of Syrians who are staying in Turkey reached 162,329. According to a statement by AFAD, there are 5 tent cities in Hatay, 2 in Sanliurfa, 3 in Gaziantep, and one each in Kahramanmaras, Osmaniye and Adiyaman, as well as two container sites in Kilis and Sanliurfa.

It was said that all the humanitarian needs of more than 230,000 Syrians who came to Turkey due to the situation in their country were met. Turkey provides sheltering, feeding, health care, security, social activity, education, worship, translation, communication and banking services in the camps.

There are schools, mosques, trade, police and health centers, press information units, playgrounds, television watching units, water tanks, water refining centers, transformers and generators in the camps. Officials provide hot meal three times a day.

It was said that 230,724 Syrians entered Turkey so far and 68,395 of them returned to Syria.

Last Mod: 25 Ocak 2013, 13:24
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