Development cooperation ,21.06.2017

Facility for Refugees in Turkey


As part of the EU-Turkey cooperation on migration management EU and its Member States have established a Facility for Refugees in Turkey. The aim of the support is to respond to the immediate humanitarian and development needs of Syrian refugees in Turkey by delivering food, education and health services. As a result the capacity of Turkey to receive and host refugees is enhanced, and the living conditions of Syrian refugees in Turkey are improved incl. access to education and health services. The total funding of the facility is 3 billion euros, of which 1 billion euros comes from EU budget, and 2 billion euros from the budgets of the Member States. As an EU Member State Finland is obliged to participate in the funding with a share of 28,4 million euros in the years 2016-2019.

Funding decision  21.06.2017

19 989 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Primary education 33%
  • Basic health care 33%
  • Emergency food aid 34%

Special target group

  • women
  • girls
  • children
  • youth

Funding channel

Euroopan unioni



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