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Turkey - Migrants Presence Monitoring (October 2018)

Majority of 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkey seeking international protection are Syrian nationals (3,591,714) with granted temporary protection status. According to UNHCR, another large group of the foreign nationals are 368,230 asylum seekers and refugees, consisting of different nationalities but mainly coming from Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Somalia and other countries.

Date of publication: 
Dec 04, 2018
According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) there were more than 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkey seeking international protection.

DTM Turkey - Flow Monitoring Surveys:Migrant Vulnerabilities Analysis

According to the DTM Flow Monitoring Surveys Analysis male respondents were more likely than female respondents to report having experienced situation described in one of the four vulnerability indicators (worked/performed activities without getting the expected payment, been forced to work, been forced or coerced into a marriage and been kept at certain location against their will). One third of male Afghan nationals and one third of amle Iranian nationals answered "yes" to at least one of the four mentioned indicators

Date of publication: 
Dec 04, 2018
Analysis focuses on the set of questions on individual and witnessed experiences of human trafficking and other exploitative practices. DTM/MPM team interviewed 3,173 surveys in 14 provinces in Turkey

Turkey — Quarterly Migration Report (September 2018)

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) there are currently an estimated 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkey seeking international protection. Most are Syrian nationals (3,567,658). Asylum seekers and refugees from countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Somalia constitute another significant group of foreign nationals (361,693) seeking Turkish humanitarian and legal protection.

Date of publication: 
Nov 05, 2018

Bus Rides Boost Enrolment of Syrian Children in Turkish Schools

It is almost 11am at Tece Cumhuriyet Ilkokulu, a primary school in the Mezitli District of Mersin, Turkey’s largest port city on its southern Mediterranean coast. The school bell rings. Classroom doors open and a flurry of kids fill the halls. It’s recess, and I am sitting in the office of the school principal. A modest man with the stature of a true public servant, he has worked in public schools across Turkey for the past twenty years.