The Guidance and Support Committee of the Department of Religious Affairs at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine revealed the amount of support provided to the security forces, volunteers, martyrs and wounded since the beginning of the holy religious fatwa until 2018, amounting to 7,041,726,000 seven billion and forty-one million seven hundred and twenty-six thousand dinars, And will continue to work and amounts disbursed during the last year will be announced upon the completion of the audit.
The Committee explained that the distribution of these amounts was on many sections and within the program and mechanism of work. And the most important sections are:
- Support the security forces and popular mobilization, both materially and morally in the battlefields and fronts against terrorist gangs, including supplying fighters with money, as well as night vision, military uniforms, miscellaneous dry and fresh food, meat and water, as well as shipping balances of telephones, cigarettes and perfumes.
- Communicate with the martyrs' families and support them financially with specific amounts for each martyr family. The money will be handed over directly to the relatives of the martyr through their visitation or contact with them to come to areas close to their place of residence or inside the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine or according to the family's choice in case the delegation of the holy shrine cannot come to them.
- Communicating with the wounded of the security forces and the popular mobilization, whether in their homes or in their hospitals, and providing them with material and moral support. They were visited either in their homes or in the hospitals where they were staying. They were also provided by financial assistance to overcome this ordeal.
- Granting financial grants to some of the popular mobilization fighters who have not received salaries or other humanitarian cases.
- Taking care of the treatment of the wounded or their relatives, whether at the expense of the Committee or by sending them to the al-Kafeel Super Speciality Hospital.
The support was not limited to providing material and logistical support, but there was also a visit to these heroes to urge them to do more, reminding them of the recommendations of the supreme religious authority as well as the honor and great status they enjoy. And that these aids are nothing when compared to their sacrifices.