As the EU Commission funds its largest humanitarian aid programme, an additional €348m will reach Turkey to address the everyday needs of refugees, while preserving their dignity.

The programme aims to provide humanitarian aid via direct cash transfers, in order for the refugees to cover their essential needs and adjust to everyday life in Turkey. Beginning next month, each refugee family will be granted a debit card, after opening a bank account. A similar system is already running in Jordan...

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