07/01/2019 - News
The ESSN programme, launched in September 2016, is the largest single humanitarian project in the history of the European Union.
07/01/2019 - Country page
14/12/2018 - Video
Aya is 16 years old. Having escaped the sound of bombs and gunfire in Syria, she has been in Turkey for almost six years. Aya was determined to finish her studies so took Turkish language classes. She hopes to become a doctor one day so that she can...
05/06/2018 - Video
Thousands of refugees in Turkey, children included, suffer from conflict-related trauma – both physical and mental.
One example is Ayda, who is just a child. She suffered from extreme anxiety which caused her to sleepwalk. This all started when...
25/05/2018 - Photo story
Almost half of the 3.5 million refugees currently living in Turkey are children.
08/05/2018 - Video
The aim of the CCTE programme is to encourage school enrolment and improve pupils' attendance. The programme has two main components; families receive a cash transfer when their children attend school regularly, and a child protection outreach...
09/04/2018 - Blog post
Just like Zorro, Luay will fight for truth and justice. The look on his face shows that nothing is impossible in this life.
13/02/2018 - Blog post
“When we first arrived in Turkey, the very first thing I did was to look for a school for my children,” says Leyla Reshid, a mother of three girls and one boy. The Reshid family fled from Syria to Turkey in 2012, eventually settling in Istanbul....
12/01/2018 - Blog post
There are more than 3.4 million Syrian refugees in Turkey. Due to the challenges in getting a legal status, financial problems, language and cultural barriers, some Syrian refugees face difficulties in accessing health facilities and other public...
11/12/2017 - News
The Commission announced additional humanitarian aid for two major projects through the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, that both work by providing monthly transfers via debit card.