Iraq: Internally Displaced People: Massive Movement

The level of individual insecurity in Iraq is most strikingly illustrated by the numbers of people who have fled their homes. This figure has been appallingly high since early last year, but in July, the United Nations estimated that it had risen with 60,000 leaving every month. This exposes a very serious humanitarian situation which is deteriorating alarmingly, in contrast to claims of the stabilisation of Iraq.

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