The Minister of Immigration announces from Karbala the closure of camps for the displaced in a number of governorates

The Minister of Immigration and Displacement, Evan Faeq Jabro, announced today, Wednesday, the closure of the tourist city camp in Anbar, and the second Alwand camp in Khanaqin district, in Diyala Governorate.

She indicated that the Capital, Baghdad, and the city of Karbala, have become two provinces devoid of camps, and Anbar, Salah al-Din, and Kirkuk will soon follow them. She explained that the tourist city camp in Anbar is one of the largest camps in the province, it was closed after the return of all its residents, who were about (2750) displaced people, and the second Alwand camp in Khanaqin district in Diyala Governorate, after the return of its residents, who were about (3584) displaced people.

She confirmed that the Ministry’s emergency plan calls for closing all displacement camps early next year. The Minister praised the efforts made by the Ministry’s cadres, the Anbar and Diyala governorates, and their operations leaders, in addition to the Ministry of Transport, for their contribution to the success of the Ministry’s emergency plan aimed at returning displaced families to their original areas of residence.

She explained that “the displacement file is one of the complex and thorny files, given that it faces many economic, security, social and humanitarian challenges,” noting that “this file requires exceptional efforts from all concerned parties at the national and international levels to achieve the goals of the plan.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency