Since mid-2014, the people of Iraq have been caught up in a resurgence of violence, political insecurity, and persecution from extremist groups. The conflict has exacerbated the already dire humanitarian situation stemming from Syria’s five-year civil war.
Up to 1 million civilians could flee Iraq’s second largest city as the siege to overthrow extremists escalates, creating urgent humanitarian needs. Read the latest humanitarian news on the Mosul offensive.
As the fight accelerates to retake Mosul, hundreds of thousands of are expected to flee from the Iraq conflict like Hada’s family has done. Read her story.