Number of Syrians in Turkey at 191,993
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) announced Tuesday that there were 191,993 Syrians currently staying in Turkey after fleeing clashes in their country.
In a written statement released, AFAD reminded that they set up 5 tent cities in Hatay, 2 in Sanliurfa, 3 in Gaziantep and one each in Osmaniye, Kahramanmaras, Adana and Adiyaman and one container city each in Kilis, Sanliurfa and Gaziantep.
AFAD said that Syrian citizens taking shelter inTurkey over a year were provided with lodging, food, health services, security, social activities, education, religious services, translation services and communications.
It was said that 285,984 Syrians fled to Turkey so far and 93,991 of them returned to Syria.
Syrian citizens are provided meal three times a day, AFAD also said.
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