Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)2.60 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.3.40 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.2.00 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.3.10 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.2.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
- 3,945,000 People displaced [?]
Turkey currently hosts the largest number of refugees and asylum seekers in the world. The majority of registered refugees in Turkey – approximately 3.69 million – are Syrians who have fled the civil war in their country since 2011. ?Turkey also hosts more than 368,000 refugees and persons of concern from other countries, most notably Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Somalia. ?Refugees in Turkey have acute needs in a number of areas despite the response efforts of local and international partners. Among the Syrian refugee population, it is estimated that 64% of households are living below the poverty line, and approximately 400,000 children are out of school. ?
There has been an escalation of violence between government forces and the PKK since 2015, creating further humanitarian concerns in southeast Turkey. Up to 1.1 million people may have been internally displaced as a result of conflict. Humanitarian access is highly constrained in the areas most affected by violence, which makes the delivery of assistance more difficult, as well as contributing to large information gaps about humanitarian needs. ?
Over 40 people were killed in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Elazig and Malatya provinces in eastern Turkey on 24 January. Needs assessments are still ongoing. The number of people affected is yet unknown as is the damage to infrastructure. Initial reports indicate that over 1,500 people were injured and at least 1,500 buildings damaged.?