Turkey's humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis

Turkey’s U.N. Resident Coordinator and U.N. Development Program Resident Representative Kamal Malhotra shares the growing role of Turkey in easing the effects of the Syrian crisis.

With the ongoing Syrian crisis, neighboring Turkey has risen up to be a “very generous host” to 1.6 million refugees and has become an emerging humanitarian aid donor, Kamal Malhotra said.

As Turkey’s U.N. Resident Coordinator and U.N. Development Program Resident Representative, Malhotra is part of the team that would implement the two-year Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan, a multisector, multicountry effort to help Syrian refugees.

Watch the clip above to know what is needed to finally put an end to the crisis, what 3RP is set out to do, and what Turkey’s next steps are as an aid donor.

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    Jacques Jimeno

    Jacques is a copy editor at Devex’s news production team. Previously, he worked with the Philippine Department of Tourism and the World Wide Fund for Nature. He is currently taking his master’s degree in communication from the University of the Philippines Diliman.

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