Disaster preparedness

Turkish charity builds children's hospital in Somalia

A maternity and children's hospital in Somalia's capital built by a Turkish aid organization has opened.

Turkey's Helping Hands International Humanitarian Aid Association laid the foundation of the hospital in 2011 and today the hospital building was completed, Sadik Danisman, the president of the association, said on Feb. 25.        

Turkey plans to deport Syrians engaging in illegal migration

Turkey's Interior Ministry Migration Management Directorate and Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) have been working on a new bill to deport Syrian migrants who were once subjected to illegal migration attempts in Turkish territories, ?zmir Governor Mustafa Toprak has said.

Turkey to build new refugee camp for 55,000 Syrians

Turkey's disaster management agency is working to build a new refugee camp in Kilis, a town on the Syrian border, in the face of a fresh, massive influx from its southern neighbor as a result of a potential attack by the Islamic jihadists on the Azaz province, one of most populous regions in northwest Syria.