Ground Truth Solutions' report summarises the findings of eight focus group
discussions conducted with Syrian refugees, Palestine
refugees from Syria (PRS), and Palestine refugees from
Lebanon (PRL) in four different governorates in Lebanon.
Summary of Focus Group Discussions in Northern Iraq
Qualitative Round 1 - July 2017
This report summarizes the findings of 10 focus group
discussions conducted with internally displaced persons
(IDPs) and Syrian refugees at six different sites – in camps
and urban settings – in northern Iraq. This is Ground Truth Solutions second
report in a series of data-collection rounds looking at IDP
and refugee perceptions of humanitarian assistance in
northern Iraq under the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP).
Refugee, Asylum Seeker & Migrant Perceptions in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey
Quantitative Round - June 2017
This report analyses data collected from refugees and asylum-seekers in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey between April 24 and May 6, 2017. It is the first in a series of data collection rounds by Ground Truth Solutions in Turkey, under the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP).
Refugee, Asylum Seeker & Migrant Perceptions in Austria
Quantitative Round - June 2017
Ground Truth Solutions analyses data collected from refugees and
asylum seekers currently living in Vienna. It is the first
in a series of quantitative and qualitative data collection
rounds under the Mixed Migration Platform looking at
refugee, asylum seeker and migrant perceptions of the
services provided in Austria.
By the end of June, the conflict in Mosul was reportedly
drawing to an end. Ongoing fighting, however,
continued to drive displacement within Iraq and also
to Syria, with the number of Iraqis in Al Hol camp
increasing by 21% since the end of May.
Refugee, asylum-seeker and migrant perceptions in Istanbul
For this report, Ground Truth Solutions interviewed 422 non-camp refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants living in Istanbul. Findings include most respondents saying they did not know what support or settlement options are available to them. Many said their priority needs were not being met, particularly for the most vulnerable. More refugees said they trusted information from Turkish authorities than from aid agencies.
May was marked by ongoing conflict in Iraq, flight and continue apprehensions both in Syria and Turkey. The number of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries increased, as well as Internal displacement. More than 2,110 people travelled from Turkey to Greece by sea in May. While Syrians and Iraqis comprised the largest percentageof arrivals, diversity continues to increase compared to 2016.
Ground Truth Solutions is looking at IDP and refugee perceptions of humanitarian assistance in northern Iraq as part of the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP). Two separate reports present the perceptions and opinions of IDPs and Syrian refugees on various topics including humanitarian aid, information needs, and their relations with aid providers, authorities, and the host community.