Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Struggle To Survive In Turkish Port City
04/15/2016 10:55 am ET
Eric Reidy Refugees Deeply
The EU-Turkey deal involves mass returns of migrants and asylum seekers, including Syrians from Greece to camps in Turkey.
During the early years of the Syrian conflict, Mersin was considered “the best place to be Syrian in Turkey” and thousands of middle-class Syrians fled to the port city. With few allowed to work and their resources now exhausted, most now struggle to survive. Mersin is the second stop in our series “Route Mediterranean.
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