Refugee Problems in Turkey and Its Evaluation in the Context of Sustainability

  • Sefik Tas
  • Mursel Erdal
  • Huseyin Yilmaz Aruntas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 7)


Today, a flow of refugee which has turned into the biggest problem of the happened towards various countries due to the disturbances emerged in the Middle East states headed particularly by Turkey. These refugees have failed to ensure the intercultural adaption in the countries where they have taken shelter. At the same time, the refugees are in position of asylum seekers and the physical conditions required in the countries where they are the guests should also be provided for them to be able to survive. In this study, it has been focused on immigration, immigration movements and their conclusions, refugee problems and the standardization of sustainable basic and social habitation spaces in the countries where the humans in state of asylum seekers have taken shelter and the situation of the Syrians living in Turkey is compared with the examples in Europe. The data obtained has shown that the Syrian refugees living in Turkey are in a better condition than the refugees living in European countries.


Refugee problem War Migration Camp Sustainability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sefik Tas
    • 1
  • Mursel Erdal
    • 2
  • Huseyin Yilmaz Aruntas
    • 2
  1. 1.Disaster Emergency DirectorateVanTurkey
  2. 2.Technology Faculty, Civil Engineering DepartmentGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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