Monday, January 7, 2019

Emergency Social Safety Net has helped 1.5 million in Turkey

The programme, which was established in 2016 and is implemented by the World Food Programme and the Turkish Red Crescent, provides refugees in Turkey with monthly cash transfers of up to €20 per person to help them pay for food, healthcare and housing. Under the Emergency Social Safety Net, which represents the largest single humanitarian project in the EU’s history, refugees are also given quarterly top-ups to meet their basic needs.

The Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, which builds on the Emergency Social Safety Net and aims to provide funding and support for vulnerable child refugees in Turkey entering education and their families, has already exceeded its initial targets and now supports the families of more than 410,000 child... Read More