Turkey Humanitarian Emergency

A Syrian refugee receives UNFPA aid.
UNFPA Turkey

Turkey currently hosts a significant number of refugees in the world: 3.9 million people, of which 3.5 million are from Syria. Only 230,000 refugees reside in camps located in the south-east, while the majority live in cities and villages throughout the country. The Government of Turkey has demonstrated leadership and generosity in providing for the needs of these populations. Since June 2011, a temporary protection regime has granted Syrians access to basic services such as healthcare and education. Refugees of other nationalities can benefit from an International Protection status. UNFPA is the secretariat of the sexual and reproductive health group led by the Ministry of Health and co-chairs the gender-based violence sub-cluster working groups in three regions.

Country Population: 78.7 mil

Humanitarian needs

5.11 million
1.28 million
1.28 million
Last updated on - 01 December 2018
Aslı Ulaş Gönen for UNFPA

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2018

  • People Reached
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    Total people reached with Adolescent SRH
    Affected population who directly benefited from all types of emergency RH kits
    Women and girls accessing services provided through Service Delivery Points (SDPs) that are equipped with Post-Rape Kits
    GBV survivors reached
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
  • Services delivered
    Number of safe spaces
    Dignity Kits distributed
  • Capacity building
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    Has established a functional system for safe and ethical gender-based incident data management

Emergencies related listing

  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.
  • L1: Humanitarian crises in which the national and international resources available in the affected country are sufficient for the required response.
  • L2: Humanitarian crises requiring significant support from neighbouring countries, regional organizations and possibly humanitarian agency headquarters.
  • L3: Major, sudden-onset humanitarian crises requiring mobilization across the humanitarian system.
  • Crisis levels are determined by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a forum of UN and non-UN humanitarian partners.