Number of Syrians in Turkey over 93,000

AFAD said that more than 133,888 entered Turkey and that 40,312 Syrians returned to Syria on their own will.

Number of Syrians in Turkey over 93,000

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) has announced that there were 93,576 Syrians currently staying in Turkey after fleeing clashes in their country.

In a written statement released Monday, AFAD said that Syrians staying in Turkey were welcomed in Altinozu, Yayladagi, Reyhanli, Apaydin and Karbeyaz towns of the southern province of Hatay, in southern provinces of Sanliurfa (Ceylanpinar), Gaziantep (Islahiye) and Kilis.

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

AFAD said that more than 133,888 entered Turkey and that 40,312 Syrians returned to Syria on their own will.

Currently, 11,909 Syrians are staying in Hatay, 14,747 in Gaziantep province (Islahiye, Karkamis), 12,959 in Kilis, 30,665 in Sanliurfa province (Ceylanpinar, Akcakale), 12,520 in Kahramanmaras, 7,859 in Osmaniye, and 2,339 in Adiyaman AFAD said.

578 Syrians, including 92 companions, are staying in various Turkish hospitals and receiving medical treatment, AFAD said.

Syrians are provided meal three times a day, AFAD also said.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 01 Ekim 2012, 12:56
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