Reception Conditions


Country Report: Reception Conditions Last updated: 30/11/20



As a general remark, 2019 can be considered as a year of social cohesion. DGMM issued a new strategy, the Cohesion Strategy and National Action Plan, according to which six thematic areas are to be addressed by DGMM: social cohesion, information, education, health, labour market and social support. The authorities have been working closely with SGDD-ASAM, MUDEM and community-based organisations on these issues in 2019.

The Chapter: Reception Conditions in Turkey contains sections on:

A. Access and forms of reception conditions

  1. Criteria and restrictions to access reception conditions

  2. Forms and levels of material reception conditions

  3. Reduction or withdrawal of reception conditions

  4. Freedom of movement

B. Housing

  1. Types of accommodation

  2. Conditions in reception facilities

C. Employment and education

  1. Access to the labour market

  2. Access to education

D. Health care

E. Special reception needs of vulnerable groups

F. Information for asylum seekers and access to reception centres

  1. Provision of information on reception

  2. Access to reception centres by third parties

G. Differential treatment of specific nationalities in reception

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of main changes since the previous report update
  • Introduction to the asylum context in Turkey
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • Temporary Protection Regime
  • Content of Temporary Protection