Tuesday, October 2, 2012
AFAD Press Release: As of today, Republic of Turkey has 93.576 Syrian Citizens...
REPUBLIC OF TURKEY
DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PRESIDENCY
(OCTOBER 01, 2012)
AS OF TODAY, REPUBLİC OF TURKEY HAS 93.576 SYRIAN CITIZENS
As of today, Republic of Turkey has 93.576 Syrian Citizens in 12 tent cities, a temporary reception center and a container city established by Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).
5 tent cities in Hatay, 2 in Şanlıurfa, 2 in Gaziantep, 1 in Kahramanmaraş, Osmaniye and Adıyaman, in total 12 tent cities, and a container city in Kilis, has a capacity to shelter 12.000 people, have been established by our Presidency.
Due to interior conflicts occured in Syria on April 2011, more than 130.000 Syrian Citizens have crossed the border till today and all kind of humanitarian aid supplies have been provided by Prime Ministry AFAD in camps for more than a year.
On the other hand, studies for establishment of tent city in Gaziantep Nizip is swiftly ongoing in order to settle the Syrian Citizens coming.
Sheltering, food, health, security, social activities, education, worship, translatorship, communication, banking and other services have been provided in tent cities and containers by related organizations and institutions within the coordination of our Presidency.
Our Presidency, which is authority organization to conduct cooperation in time of national and international disaster and emergencies on behalf of our country, has conducted the coordination in tent cities and container city.
The camps, have been established with allocation provided by our Presidency, include schools, mosques, centers of commercial, police and medical, press brifing agency, playing field for children, units for watching TV, reservoir, purification center, transformers and generators.
Three times a day, the supply of hot meals for Syrian Citizens in tent cities and container city is still ongoing.
•Until today, 133.888 Syrian Citizens have crossed the border.
•Until today, 40.312 Citizens returned to their country.
•As of today, 11.909 Syrian Citizens in Hatay, 14.747 people in Gaziantep ( 7.907 of whom are in İslahiye, 6.840 of whom are in Karkamış), 12.959 people in Kilis, 30.665 people in Şanlıurfa ( 19.068 of whom are in Ceylanpınar, 11.597 of whom are in Akçakale tent cities), 12.520 people in Kahramanmaraş, 7.859 people in Osmaniye and 2.339 people in Adıyaman have been sheltered.
•578 people have been in hospitals, 486 of whom are injured and patients.
•Included the injured and patients, the total number of Syrian Citizens in our country is 93.576.
Deep respect and appreciate.
Press and Public Relations Consultancy
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