SOS Children’s Village Helping Refugees

SOS Children’s Villages Northern Cyprus has helped hundreds of refugees over the past year in the only project of its kind to assist asylum-seekers integrate and become independent in the region.
SOS Children’s Villages, working in partnership with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), has helped support the integration of refugees into the Northern Cyprus community. Since the programme began in January 2017, it has assisted 300 people and currently works with more than 70 refugees, most of whom are Syrians.
More than 5.4 million Syrians have fled their country since the outbreak of war in 2011. About half of them are children.