Collective centres in Brezovica are without electricity for six days. There are more than 200 internally displaced persons living in four collective centres, including 20 children, Radio kontakt plus reported.
The electricity was cut off over debts made 10 years ago. The Ministry for Communities and Returns told Radio kontakt plus they are working on resolving the issue, however, the problem is that KEDS (electricity supplier) is a private company.
Milan Janjic, displaced person from Urosevac said the situation is very difficult, since they are for almost a week without electricity and there are more than 20 children living in the centres as well.
Janjic lives with his wife and two underage children, 9 and 6, in the collective centre Junior. He complained to the Radio they had to throw away the food kept in refrigerators.
Janjic said they addressed Strpce Municipality whose officials promised they would work on resolving the issue together with the Ministry for Communities and Returns.
Ministry for Communities and Returns told Radio kontakt plus they are in contact with everybody involved and are working to resolve the issue.
A residential building to be allocated to displaced persons living in collective centres in Brezovica should be completed in October. The Municipality of Strpce allocated the land, Norway donated the money, while the project is implemented by the Danish Refugee Council, Radio kontkat plus reported.