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164 displaced families return to their homes in Anbar

Displaced Iraqis in Syria

Security forces on Tuesday allowed 164 families to return to their homes in Anbar.

A statement released by defense ministry said these families were sheltered in the camps of Khalidia and Kilo 18.

This comes as the commander of Anbar Operations Major Gen. Mahmoud Khalaf Abdel-Aziz al-Falahi directed the intensification of efforts to allow more families to return home in Anbar from displacement.

He called on local governments to provide the proper services.

As a result of the war against ISIS terrorists in Iraq, the number of displaced people risen dramatically. This increases the burden on the central government trying to handle the problem of displaced Iraqis who escaped the atrocities of ISIS since the launch of recapture operations.

What exacerbates displaced persons' dilemma is that Iraq’s financial resources have been drained as a result of the military operations conducted to retake ISIS-held districts.