Number of Syrians in Turkey at 193,767

AFAD reminded that they set up 5 tent cities in Hatay, 2 in Sanliurfa, 3 in Gaziantep and one each in Osmaniye, Kahramanmaras, Adana and Adiyaman and one container city each in Kilis, Sanliurfa and Gaziantep.

Number of Syrians in Turkey at 193,767

World Bulletin/News Desk

The Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) announced Tuesday that there were 193,767 Syrians currently staying in the camps in Turkey after fleeing clashes in their country.

In a written statement released Tuesday, AFAD reminded that they set up 5 tent cities in Hatay, 2 in Sanliurfa, 3 in Gaziantep and one each in Osmaniye, Kahramanmaras, Adana and Adiyaman and one container city each in Kilis, Sanliurfa and Gaziantep.

AFAD said that Syrian citizens taking shelter in Turkey over a year were provided with lodging, food, health services, security, social activities, education, religious services, translation services and communications.

It was said that 303,395 Syrians fled to Turkey so far and 109,628 of them returned to Syria.

Syrian citizens are provided meals three times a day, AFAD also said. 

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