Press Delegation Briefed on Humanitarian Operations 25 February 2015
A delegation of Turkic journalists visited AFAD's Ankara headquarters to attend a briefing on humanitarian assistance, future projects.
Ankara, 23 February 2015 – A group of 18 journalists from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Northern Cyprus, Turkmenistan, Macedonia, Bashkortostan, Dagestan, Khakassia and Tatarstan visited the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) on Monday to receive information on Turkey's humanitarian efforts in the Middle East and the organization's future projects.
In the aftermath of the occupation of Mosul in June 2014, AFAD coordinated Turkey's humanitarian relief efforts to assist hundreds of thousands of displaced people. In addition to providing housing, healthcare and education services to Iraqi and Syrian refugees in Turkey, the agency constructed two refugee camps in Duhok, Iraq. The facilities, whose management has been transferred to the local authorities, currently host approximately 45,000 people. AFAD, furthermore, has delivered 730 truckloads of aid to displaced Yazidis, Turkmens, Kurds and Arabs.
Development Initiatives, a U.K.-based platform monitoring humanitarian aid across the world, released a report on Monday announcing Turkey as the country that gives most to people in need compared to its gross national income. The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report also shows Turkey's assistance to Syrian refugees on its own territory made it the donor contributing the second largest amount last year, while the United States contributed most to the international humanitarian aid by government donors by giving almost one-third of all international humanitarian assistance among them. The United Kingdom and other countries in Europe follow the two as top donors in 2015. Turkey's humanitarian assistance reached $3.2 billion from $1.6 billion in 2014 and the country's increased internationa...Turkey Most Generous Country in the World
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30 Pakistani academicians and public servants receiving Turkish education within the framework of “İstanbul-Lahore Leadership Program” jointly organized by the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) and Pakistan's Punjab Region High Education Board visited AFAD headquarters.İstanbul-Lahore Leadership Program Trainees Visit AFAD
AFAD Assists Yemeni Refugees in Djibouti AFAD delivers four tons of medical supplies to Djibouti, which hosts thousands of refugees from Yemen. Ankara, 26 May 2015 – The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey (AFAD) continues its humanitarian relief efforts in Djibouti, where more than 150.000 displaced Yemenis are grappling with harsh living conditions. Later today, the agency will deliver four tons of medical supplies to refugee camps in the Obock area.AFAD Assists Yemeni Refugees In Djibouti
Disaster and Emergency Management Authority says tents to accommodate 1,000 people have so far been set up in the city. Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has been carrying out humanitarian work in the northern Syrian city of Jarabulus since it was liberated from Daesh, a senior representative of the organization has said.AFAD brings relief to Jarabulus city
A total of 60 journalists from 32 countries visit Turkey, which has the largest refugee population in the World A group of international journalists visited an AFAD camp in Turkey, a country that hosts more than 3 million refugees. A total of 60 journalists from 32 countries are visiting Turkey in the sponsorship of Turkey's Directorate General of Press and Information (BYEGM) and Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).International Journalists Visit Syrian Camps in Turkey