Thursday, May 10, 2007
Closing the TACs
At Prague Watchdog, Liza Osmayeva examines the complexities of the housing crisis that has emerged in the Chechen capital since the city’s restoration began. In an effort to emphasize that the republic is returning to normality, the authorities are closing down the temporary accommodation centres (TACs) for refugees that were established during the conflict, and trying move their inmates into municipally funded accommodation that is mostly newly built. But the result is far from reassuring.