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MSF in Turkey in 2019 Turkey hosts the largest refugee population in the world – over four million – of whom 3.5 million are Syrian.¹
Turkey MSF projects in 2019

In 2019, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continued to provide support to a local organisation, the Citizens’ Assembly, which works with migrants and refugees in Turkey.   

The Citizens’ Assembly Nefes Centre provides support and advisory services in Istanbul for migrants and refugees who have suffered ill-treatment.  

As well as providing technical and financial support to local NGOs, we are engaging in efforts to renew our registration to operate directly. 

¹United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, 2019 

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