The Support of Internally Displaced Persons in the Town of Tskhaltubo

organization: Abkhazintercont

place: Tskhaltubo/Kutaisi

year: 2011

Up to 7.000 internally displaced persons from Abkhazia live in old soviet sanatoriums in the town of Tskhaltubo after almost twenty years and in very tough conditions. The project is aimed to support transparent and just procedures for moving some of them to newly built apartment houses, taking into account their interests and rights.

An information campaign about their rights in terms of administrative bodies was run. Meetings with responsible officers has been a part of the project, as well as communication with the centers of internally displaced persons and a seminar about advocacy and legal advice.