Corruption and bureaucracy deprive Iraq's displaced from the receipt of government grants
According to senior officials in the government departments concerned, there are staff obstructing and delaying allocated to the displaced families of government payments.
Currently under parliamentary investigation after allegations that corrupt officials in the Ministry of Displacement and Migration displaced families are forced to pay bribes in order to receipt of government financial support.
He acknowledged Salam al-Khafaji, the Deputy Minister of Displacement and Migration, there were problems, and describe the distribution system Balfoazavi where he said "we have tried to impose law and the organization of the operation, but there are obstacles stand in our way, where we captured a lot of cadres in possession of documents and fake files claiming that they are displaced internally."
Displaced families is the victim which pay for this mess, but added that "some displaced people do not cooperate by not informing them about corrupt officials."
All families displaced due to the presence Daash in their regions allocated a financial grant of million dinars from the Ministry of Displacement and Migration to help pay shelter and food costs.
says Ahmed milkfish, MP for Anbar province and a member of the Committee on Migration parliamentary and displaced persons, the cadres of the Ministry of Displacement and Migration calls for displaced families to pay a certain amount of money for the purpose of receiving their dues.
He adds milkfish that some cadres of the ministry are stealing money and then tell the people that their names are not included in the menus or they already The amount received while they did not receive anything. The Committee also received reports of companies that raise the prices of the substances listed in government tenders.
A number of officials and the existence of problems in grant amounts system. Says Ayla Hussain al-Bazzaz, the Ministry of Displacement and Migration represented in the Kurdistan region, home to more than 850 thousand of the total displaced Iraqis since last January's 1.8 million, "We have heard that there are problems, have taken off those involved and got rid of them and now the system is going better now and is planning to distribute second meal of the payments.
"In addition to the private practice of corruption allegations, the bureaucracy plays a role also because of the escalating demand and weak capacity, which in turn creates an environment that fosters corruption.
Many Iraqi families fled their homes without the escort of official papers, asks of some return to their hometowns and apply for new documents before allowing them to take over their allotted financial support.
I left Shaima Noor - 25 years - in the city of Mosul with her husband, who was serving in the army. Today share a tent with her sister's family in Harcham camp in Ain Kawa area Christianity in Erbil. But they left the city without escort passports and their papers probative They can neither claim financial support from the Ministry of Immigration and are currently dependent on the support of relatives.
She says Shaima "I was born in Baghdad and there were my identity, but I live in Mosul three years ago, today they say that to return to Baghdad to get the documents, but not the way we have to do this. "He complained a number of other displaced from the long wait to receive the amount of support, even after assuming it is not enough. Winter is approaching and the displaced need to buy winter clothes, blankets and fuel to be able to survive the temperatures fall below zero . On the other hand, the staff who promised to constantly salaries despite the lack of attendance of the time because of the displacement of the difficulty of obtaining their designated funds suffer. Conversion of cash to pay for a sharp dues displaced, especially in the Kurdistan region of problems because of chronic political disagreement between the Government of the Territory and the central government in Baghdad over oil sales the region, and this impact on the transfer of funds from Baghdad to the region as natural. He said Saleh al-Mutlaq, head of the Supreme Committee for the displaced in a statement, said he was transferring an amount of 50 billion dinars to the Sub-Committee in Kurdistan for distribution to the displaced, and another 60 billion will be sent to units residential in Dohuk province which is home to 440 thousand displaced people. He added that there are five thousand tents designed to withstand winter conditions will be sending out a time frame to shelter in Zakho at a cost of 19 billion dinars. Mutlaq said "we will impose severe penalties against those who violate their duty towards the displaced."
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