“ The Syrian refugee in Türkiye crisis remains the world’s largest displacement crisis of our time.”
Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, families are consistently being ripped apart — the brutal conflict has killed hundreds of thousands, including innocent young children who lost their parents and became orphans overnight.
There are currently 3.6 million Syrian refugees living in Türkiye and 1.2 million of them are children. These children have witnessed what no child ever should, causing emotional and mental trauma that will require the appropriate resources to heal.
In an attempt to be a part of the solution, MAUSA is raising funds to build an orphan and widow center in Gaziantep, Türkiye, along with a school for aged children
According to the UN the number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, an increase of about 46 million since 2020 and 150 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The estimated infant mortality rate per the validation study by WHO in 2016 is 21.3 per 1,000 live births and neonatal mortality is 14 per 1000 live births in with over 74% of these deaths occurring in the neonatal period.
There are at least 140 million orphans in the world suffering both physically and mentally, trying to get by without the support of a loving family.
45% of Syrian refugees in Türkiye
are under 18, and more than a third of them do not have access to an education.
of Syrian refugees in Türkiye are living in poverty
There are 3.6 million Syrian refugees living in Türkiye, and 1.2 million of them are children.
Syrian refugees in Türkiye are food insecure, an increase of 51% since 2019
6 in 10 Syrians
About 6 in 10 Syrians are displaced from their homes, a number unprecedented in recent history for a single country.
Syrian refugee in Türkiye crisis
About half of all people affected by the Syrian refugee crisis are children.