- Time: 03/2021 14:01:10
- Read: 1,742 times
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Ministry of Immigration and Displacement announced today, Monday, the closure of (49) new camps for the displaced during the past six months, in five governorates, following the voluntary return of the displaced.
According to a statement issued by the State Media Cell, the Euphrates News received a copy of it, with this in mind that Iraq has come close to closing the IDP file permanently; "Only 28 of the camps remained, (26) of them in the Kurdistan region, one in Nineveh and another in Anbar, after all the camps were closed in the governorates of Baghdad, Karbala, Salah al-Din, Kirkuk and Diyala, based on the Iraqi government's directive to end the file of the displaced. And the closing of the camps. "
The statement added that "this file is receiving the attention of the prime minister, who directed the concerned authorities to expedite the transactions of the voluntary returnees, and to provide the appropriate environment to encourage their return to their areas."
He continued, "Iraq recorded the return of more than (68,671) displaced families, bringing the total number of returnees to more than 572,000 families."
He pointed out that "the Ministry of Immigration and Displacement provided (3.7) million different food, health and logistical rations for the displaced, during the period of the Corona pandemic, while it inaugurated the Maysan complex, which includes 300 apartments for returning families classified as vulnerable and poor families."
He pointed out that "the number of homes that the ministry has restored in coordination with international organizations for returnees from displacement has reached 3 thousand homes in the governorates of Anbar and Nineveh, as well as the construction of 494 residential caravans in Salah al-Din, Nineveh and Anbar, as well as 41 caravan schools to facilitate and encourage the voluntary return of the displaced to their governorates." And their residential areas. "
The statement added that "the ministry distributed five meals of financial grants to families returning from displacement at a rate of 1.5 million dinars for each returning family, including 11.7 thousand returning families."
The statement continued: "The measures included approximately (3500) displaced women, divorced women, widows, and survivors of Yazidis with a social protection network salary, and supporting them with additional rations of humanitarian aid."
The ministry provided great facilities for "those who returned voluntarily from outside the country, as the number of citizens returning from Turkey reached (800) citizens, and (50) others from Europe, and I bore the costs of their return."
The Iraqi government also obtained the consent of the Turkish side to grant the Iraqi families there to allow them to transfer their residency from (UN) to tourist, to cancel the ban for a period of five years, and to extend the residence in Samsun state to 6 months instead of 3 months.
With regard to the measures taken by the ministry in countries where there are large numbers of Iraqis to facilitate the provision of support to them.
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi's approval was obtained to open offices of the Ministry in Iraqi embassies, at a time when a team was formed to facilitate the completion of transactions and benefits for Iraqi citizens residing in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]