Data 4 Refugees : Turkey

A Big Data Challenge co-organized by Türk Telekom, Bogazici University and Tübitak in collaboration with Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), MIT Media Lab, Data-Pop Alliance, UNHCR, IOM and UNICEF. Türk Telekom opened several datasets of anonymized CDRs to researcher groups for the purpose of providing better living conditions to Syrian Refugees in Turkey, with a specific focus on safety, health, education, unemployment and integration.

Winners were announced in October 2018. View the list here.



The Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge is a non-profit challenge initiated to improve the conditions of the Syrian refugees in Turkey by providing a special database to scientific community for enabling research on urgent problems concerning refugees, including health, education, unemployment, safety, and social integration. 

This book (2019) summarizes the most important findings of the Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge, in which more than 100 teams from around the world participated, with 61 having had granted access to the data.  

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