Monday, 16 September 2019 12:39 GMT

Iraq, UN to launch displaced-Iraqis returning campaign

(MENAFN) The Iraqi government and the United Nations have set up the Humanitarian Response Plan which goals at helping one million displaced Iraqis return to areas liberated from Daesh (ISIS), the Iraqi Minister of Migration and Displacement, Hasem Mohammad Al-Jaf said Tuesday.

Speaking at a joint press conference with the Secretary General of the Iraqi Council of Ministers, Mahdii Al-Alaq, Minister, al- Jaf said according to the plan one out of approximately 2.5 million displaced persons will return to their areas in addition to providing services and logistics for displaced people in refugee camps".

"The plan aims to continue to provide services and assistance to about 8 million Iraqis in the liberated areas and displaced persons in refugee camps according to the allocated budget" the minister said, without mentioning the size of the budget.

The war against Daesh has displaced about 5.7 million Iraqis, according to the Iraqi ministry of migration and displacement which added that half of the displaced people returned to their liberated areas.


Iraq, UN to launch displaced-Iraqis returning campaign

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