Half of Iraq's displaced have returned to their areas liberated .. Salahuddin first, followed Anbar

05/03/2017 (0:01 pm) - The number of readings: 506 - Issue (3868)

BAGHDAD / Wael blessing

Preparation of displaced people in Iraq have fallen in recent months to less than half the number recorded in June 2014 when Daesh Nineveh province and other cities occupied.

The estimated number of displaced returning to their home areas, since the start of editing operations mid-2015 1.7 million displaced people. It recorded Nineveh province alone, which is still experiencing combat operations on the right coast, the return of more than 300,000 displaced people, of whom only about 70,000 left in the coast of the restored earlier this year.

Statistics from the Ministry of Immigration and Human Rights Commission and stresses that Salahuddin first conservative numbers of returning refugees, followed by Anbar, although the UN reports say otherwise.

On the other hand it occupies the Kurdistan region in the first place being more areas, which hosts displaced people, with an estimated one million people. Dohuk is considered more provinces of the region and Iraq to embrace displaced people followed Kirkuk. And live more than 80% of the displaced people in seven provinces only.

We still areas in the provinces of Diyala, Salahuddin and Babil, did not see the return of displaced persons for political, security and service reasons, in addition to fears of revenge. On the other hand prevents the continued fighting in Mosul, splitting the right, and the occupation of "Daesh" to a number of cities in western Nineveh and Anbar, west, and north of Tikrit, the return of displaced persons.

Lower numbers of displaced people

Confirms delighted Black, a member of Human Rights Commission at its first session, that the number of displaced people has dropped to 1.8 million people. He says Black, told the (range), that "more than 1.6 million displaced people have returned to their areas of origin," pointing out that "more returns were recorded in the provinces of Salaheddin, Anbar, Diyala, and Kirkuk and parts of Nineveh.

The attention of an expert in the field of human rights that Salahuddin province recorded the highest rates of return of displaced 500 thousand people, while Anbar came in second place the return of 450,000 people. "

On the other hand returned to Diyala 200,000 displaced people, and 50,000 displaced people have returned to Kirkuk. Nineveh province recorded the return of 300,000 out of 1.2 million displaced people have fled the areas since June 2014 and recorded the city of Mosul, the displacement of 350,000 people due to military operations.

For his part, Sattar Nowruz, spokesman for the Ministry of Displacement and Migration, that "67,000 displaced people have returned to the left coast, compared to the displacement of 48,000 from the right," he says. But Nowruz confirms (range) on Saturday, "there are about 2.5 million displaced people in spite of the record 1.7 million people return to their areas."

And refers spokesman for the Department of Immigration that "the total number of displaced people, who scored in the summer of 2014, was 4.2 million people."

The Minister of Displacement and Migration Jassim Mohammed dry that "the daily exodus of the people of Mosul Ayman rate exceeded ten thousand people." He added that "the continuation of this displacement trajectory Sadtrna to expand the shelter and relief plan."

He pointed out the minister, in a statement yesterday that he hoped greater UN role in the relief organizations and sheltering displaced Ayman Mosul operations, adding that by saying, "But there is unfortunately obvious shortcoming in the work of these organizations." The dry hope that "the humanitarian organizations operating in Iraq's role in the relief of displaced persons."

Tribal and political pitfalls

On the other hand the ministry confirms that Salahuddin are the most the return of displaced people and Anbar province. But the latest UN data was recently pointed to a decline in rates of return of displaced persons to Saladin during the beginning of this year. Officials in Salahuddin and talking about the presence of 350,000 displaced people have not returned, for reasons "ambiguous."

And formed the province recently, delegations went to Tehran and Najaf, also spoke with the central government, but they did not succeed in re-displaced people. The distribution of areas where it is no longer displaced 130 thousand in Baiji, 0.50 thousand in terms of Yathrib and 70 thousand in terms of incidents, Aziz country south of Samarra. There are still about 90 thousand people did not return to hand Sulaiman Bek, and the surrounding villages Amerli area located east of Salaheddin.

Safe-Jubouri, head of the displaced in the Salah al-Din says in a statement to (range) yesterday, that "there are 8000 displaced people from the left coast in the Sharqat which is still, however Daesh."

Also confirm the presence of 2,000 displaced people have entered the province of Hawija and Zab. Criticizes al-Jubouri, the local government's decision to re-displaced people in the right coast of Sharqat, stressing that the "non-believer coast, and mortars to Ataatoagaf there."

Security forces liberated half of Sharqat, north of Tikrit, last September, has been busy with military units then edit out the connector.

It emphasizes the Daini, Chairman of the displaced people in Diyala, the return of 26,000 families out of 53,000 displaced families, according to the data of security forces.

He says Daini, in connection with the (range) yesterday, that "Jalawla, east of the province, recorded a return of 8000 people out of 11,500 displaced people," noting that "there are 25 villages in the Saadia did not see the return of any displaced persons, and 2,400 people also did not return to Muqdadiyah. " On the other hand no longer 500 families to Mansuriyah, and a similar number in the Great.

Daini attribute the lack of return of the displaced people of those areas to the political security reasons, as happens in Jalula, where hinder the political differences between the parties, the return of residents.

And causing fear of infiltration of Daesh to "Saadia" prevent the return of displaced persons, while the differences hinder the return of former tribal families in the Great. Local administrator confirms that the "poor services and lack of rehabilitation and other cities, the reasons for the stalled efforts to return of displaced persons."

On the other hand denies Sattar Nowruz, a spokesman for the Department of Immigration, the displacement of the occurrence of any city editor, even if in a limited way. And it asserts that "areas of Sulaiman Bek and rock cliff, south of Baghdad, the movement of the return of displaced people have seen but in simple".

And refers spokesman for the Department of Immigration that the government is trying to return all displaced people, "but there are cities and security measures need to rebuild."

It remains until then about 625,000 displaced people Mazalo in Dohuk, the most conservative reception for the displaced, followed by Kirkuk, 600 thousand, 300 thousand, and Arbil. Najaf and Karbala, also home to displaced people from the district of Tall Afar numbering 200,000 displaced people, according to statistics Human Rights Commission.

It revealed the United Nations, in the latest statistics released by, that 84% of the displaced people who are no longer living in six provinces, namely Baghdad, Anbar and Kirkuk and Nineveh, Dohuk, Erbil and Salahaddin.