IDF disabled veterans group units up protest tent at Knesset

2021-05-03 23:42:19

The IDF disabled veterans group arrange a protest tent outdoors of the Knesset Monday which will likely be manned 24/7 after the federal government didn’t approve a plan for reform within the remedy of IDF veterans Monday.The Protection Ministry submitted the plan to the federal government after the IDF disabled veterans group helped them draft it. The reform, known as “One Soul” is designed to enhance the remedy and rehabilitation of disabled IDF veterans.The Prime Minister and the Finance Minister refused to carry the plan, which requires a NIS 350 m. price range, to authorities approval Monday, in line with the Protection Ministry.That is even if the pinnacle of the Prime Minister’s workplace and the Cupboard Secretary promised it might move and that they’d the budgets, Head of the IDF disabled veterans group Idan Kleinman informed the Jerusalem Submit’s sister publication Maariv.The Prime Minister’s Workplace responded to the Protection Ministry saying that they’d “not play video games and assault by means of the press on such a fragile and vital topic.”The Prime Minister is selling the reform plan within the Rehabilitation Division with all related events in an effort to carry it to the Authorities’s approval as quickly as potential. As a substitute of the Ministry of Protection issuing baseless statements, we advise it assist discover a price range resolution and an actual resolution that may result in vital information and a welcome and essential change within the Ministry of Protection’s Rehabilitation Division.”Amongst different adjustments, the plan requires an extra NIS 350 m. to be allotted to the Protection Ministry in an effort to deal with and help disabled IDF veterans and their households with an emphasis on these affected by post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD).

The plan additionally requires an extra 60 workers members and 18 troopers and NCOs to be added to the Protection Ministry’s rehabilitation middle primarily within the welfare and rehabilitation fields in an effort to enhance companies on this area.The plan additionally contains the inspiration of a nationwide council for PTSD analysis and recommends finest practices for remedy in cooperation with the Well being Ministry.Following the incident in April wherein IDF veteran Itzik Saidian set himself on hearth in entrance of the Protection Ministry’s rehabilitation division, Protection Minister Benny Gantz reviewd Israel’s rehabilitation companies.The tragedy resulted in public outcry and protests, with activists and households of troopers demanding reform and higher help within the state’s rehabilitation amenities for disabled IDF veterans.”There are a lot of points that should be addressed. The tragic case of Itzik Saidian, whom all of us pray for his restoration, demanded the necessity to act shortly to enhance the response and remedy of IDF disabled veterans who sacrificed their our bodies and souls for the nation,” Gantz introduced.

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