August 19, 2003
distributions made to
BAbil and karbala for area projects
Al Hilla, Babil. The Coalition
Provisional Authority South-Central today provided around $350,000 (630,000,000
Iraqi Dinars*) to fund repairs in Babil and Karbala.
The Babil Province received $100,000
(180,000,000 Iraqi Dinars*). The money will be used to repair the Jezra Boys
School and the Hilla Girls School. The money represents a second payment. As
progress is completed, more payments will be made.
The Karbala Province received $250,000
(450,000,000 Iraqi Dinars*). The money will be used to repair the Shaykh
Bridge, the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, another hospital, repair of roads,
and deconstruction of bombed buildings. This money also represents a second
payment. As progress is completed, more payments will be made.
All of these projects will employ local
people from the community. The money is part of a larger initiative to help
Iraqis as they move forward toward self-government and democracy. CPA
South-Central will announce other projects in the coming weeks
* Assuming $1 equal
1,800 Iraqi Dinars.