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Friday, 14 December 2018
 

Reality Reveals Facts about SLM (Abdulwahid) Lies

The government of North Darfur officially launched the dismantling of Abu Shouk, El Salam and Zamzam camps on Monday. Camp residents would be granted ownership of land here or voluntarily return to their home areas.
The Government announced the start of the transformation of Zamzam, El Salam and Abu Shouk into fully serviced residential districts during their visit to the camps.
The three camps will be transformed into urban housing schemes for El Fasher city.
The officials directed the Ministry of Urban Planning to start distributing plots to ownership documents.
Government officials affirmed that the options are still open to the displaced people to return, resettle, or integrate into society
The heads of the three camps have submitted a package of demands for the implementation of the new housing schemes. These include the construction of schools, mosques and Quranic schools, and creating employment opportunities for youths - especially youths with special needs.
For his part, Commissioner of Al-Fashir Locality, Al-Tijani Abdullah Saleh reviewed the arrangements made by his locality with the other competent authorities in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Urban Planning to adapt the situation of the IDPs. He noted the need to pay attention to voluntary return and resettlement, where conditions are fully prepared for return or resettlement and integration in the local communities.
On the other hand, the Government of South Darfur said arrangements are underway to receive two sites from the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) next month pointing that the Mission’s main site in the state would be handed over in early January.
The presidential commissioner tasked with receiving UNAMID’s sites Issa Basi said that the Mission would hand over its last site in South Darfur in January according to the agreed exit strategy.
He pointed out that the Mission would hand over two sites at Graida and Buram next month, saying these sites will be used for community projects.
In accordance with the signing of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur in July 2011, the government constructed several 'model villages' for displaced people to move to, and vowed to support displaced people who decide to return to their home areas.
The above facts defuse the allegation of Abdul Wahid’s allegations that the government did not work any plan for providing the IDPs returnees residences for their settlement in their home villages.
However, the demands of Darfur people have been changed after the considerable stability to become calls for improving the basic services to enable them live in better conditions than those of the IDPs camps.
The mentality of the community has changed to become productive being in agriculture or grazing instead of depending on the relief items provided by the organizations.
It is high time for the government to make a survey in those repatriation villages to determine the requirements in terms of primary health centres, medial cadre, schools, police stations, and dealing with the children and youth besides the establishment of small-scale projects to benefit from the youth as manpower in those projects along with availing the natural conditions including land, water and animal wealth.
It is also important to establish vocational training centres by the assistance of the donors to benefit from the youth besides entering into partnerships with the pioneering banks in microfinance projects to encourage the local community in increasing production.