Turkey, third largest humanitarian donor in 2013

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

Stockholm, June 10 (Greenpost)–Turkey has become a more visible global actor over the past decade according to its humanitarian aid.

Its growing aid budget made it the world’s third largest humanitarian donor in 2013, according to a report published in Saferworld.

It has increasingly been focusing on conflict-affected states.

Since 2011, through the deployment of high numbers of aid workers to Mogadishu, the Turkish government and Turkish non-governmental organizations have markedly expanded aid operations in Somalia.

Turkey has been recognized through its humanitarian diplomacy.


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