Turkey — Migrant Presence Monitoring — Situation Report (August 2018)

Contact
DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Turkey
Snapshot Date
Aug 30 2018
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 3.9 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking international protection. Most of them are Syrians (3,552,303* individuals) who are granted the temporary protection (TP) status, while according to UNHCR another large group of the foreign nationals requiring Turkish humanitarian and international protection are 361,693** asylum-seekers and refugees consisting of different nationalities, but mainly coming from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Somalia and other countries. In addition, there are 720,493* foreign nationals under residence permit holder status including humanitarian residence holders.