The head of the EU delegation to Turkey, Christian Berger has said that the second tranche of the EU fund for Syrian refugees living in Turkey will be substantially used in the socio-economic area and in education. In an exclusive interview given to Daily Sabah, Berger confirmed that following a series of intense high-level discussions in Turkey, the bloc has decided on the areas the second tranche of the 3-billion-euro ($3.42 billion) aid package would facilitate, prioritizing support for education and job creation. "Education is one of the focal areas of our support, making sure that all kids go to school and stay at school, ensuring that they do not drop out because they have to work and contribute to family income," said Berger. He stressed that the first project of the second tranche of financial aid was signed with the Ministry of National Education already last December. Accordingly, 400 million euros in financial aid will be directly transferred to the ministry. In addition, an … [Read more...] about Head of EU delegation to Turkey, Christian Berger: Turkey, EU prioritize education, job creation for Syrian refugees
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0 Post a comment Saturday, 29 December 2018 - Other News by GEM Staff Reporter - GEM Reporter @twitter.com/gem_news [email protected] the Vale Council’s continued support for Syrian refugee families has been welcomed by Cllr Ian Johnson. In the Vale Council’s full meeting in December, Cllr Johnson asked the Vale Council about progress in providing support for families coming to Wales as part of the ‘Syrian Vulnerable People’s Resettlement Scheme’. He was told the Vale Council had resettled 11 families in the past four years, and that preparations were currently being made for a 12th family to move to the area.The Plaid Cymru councillor said: “December 2018 is the 70th anniversary of the signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. It’s important that we continue to play our role in helping families have a new, safer and better life, and I am pleased that the Vale Council have confirmed that they will continue to … [Read more...] about Vale Council’s help for Syrian refugees has been welcomed
0 Post a comment Monday, 1 October 2018 - Local People An appeal has been launched by two local charity campaigners for supplies, clothing and equipment to help refugees this winter. Zoe Thompson and island-based Middle East consultant Laura Cretney have launched the appeal to ask for donations of camping equipment, such as tents, sleeping bags, rucksacks and tarpaulins, blankets, men and women’s outdoor and waterproof clothing, shoes and underwear to be sent to refugees who are living in what Zoe describes as ’desperate conditions’ in temporary camps around the north of France.They have also asked for donations of baby care items, such as nappies, clothing, feeding bottles and baby milk powder, sanitary items, such as soap, shampoo and baby wipes and also feminine hygiene items, things which she says are in very short supply to the refugees.Zoe, who volunteers with refugee charities, runs the Facebook group Manx Support Refugees, said that the appeal has been … [Read more...] about Can you donate supplies for Syrian refugees?
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has applauded Turkey's ongoing efforts for Syrian refugees. In a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the U.N. headquarters in New York on Monday, Guterres also welcomed the Turkey-Russia agreement last week to establish a demilitarized zone in northwest Syria's Idlib. After the meeting, a U.N. statement said that Guterres "commended the excellent U.N.-Turkish cooperation, including in support of Turkey's hosting of more than 3.5 million refugees." "The secretary-general and the president discussed the situation in Syria, with the secretary-general welcoming the agreement reached on Sept. 17 to create a demilitarized zone in Idlib," the U.N. added. Turkey and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding that calls for preserving the de-escalation zone in Idlib. According to the agreement reached in Russia's Sochi, opposition groups in Idlib will remain in areas where they are already present, while radical groups will lay down their … [Read more...] about UN chief Guterres welcomes Turkey’s Idlib deal, commends its efforts for Syrian refugees
prev next prev next (NSAmed) - ROME, SEPTEMBER 12 - The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR is expressing its concern for a "looming serious shortfall in financing" for its work and that of its partners to support millions of Syrian refugees and the internally displaced. "UNHCR needs 270 million US dollars to ensure that the most vulnerable Syrians uprooted by war do not go without vital protection and assistance this year," it said in a statement. UNHCR's total funding requirements for 2018 for protection and assistance in Syria total 1.97 billion dollars. In September, only 610 million dollars were received, which is 31% of the total need. Currently, 196.5 million dollars would allow UNHCR to continue its essential programmes through the end of the year for Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. This includes cash assistance, protection, health, and shelter activities. Overall, there are more than 5.6 million Syrian refugees registered across the region - 2.6 … [Read more...] about UNHCR concerned over lack of funds for Syrian refugees