Clear Country Contexts

January 2015-December 2017

The Syrian conflict and refugee crisis, and the internal conflict between the government and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) are the main factors that have affected stability in Turkey in recent years. The country is locked in a state of emergency, with state security forces exercising increased powers.


This country profile is based on the analysis of security incidents and concerns shared by nine aid agencies through the Aid in Danger project. It provides a unique insight into the environment in which aid agencies work.1