Turkey: a new humanitarian superpower?

The majority of Turkey's aid goes to Syria. Here, flour bags are loaded for Syrian refugees at the border between the countries. Photo: Lynsey Addario, Flickr

Of: Jakob Öberg

Turkey was the world's sixth largest donor in 2017. Taking into account the country's GDP, Turkey provides the fourth largest aid in the world. According to Turkish professor Meliha Benli Altunışık, Turkey has become a great humanitarian power. The major shift in Turkey's aid policy took place in 2012, when the aid budget doubled. The budget has since continued to increase year after year. Several researchers have […]

December 18, 2019, FUF-correspondents