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UN Ramps Up Major Aid Operation for Iraq

The United Nations said Tuesday it is launching a major aid response in Iraq, sending in material via air, land and sea to help tens of thousands of refugees fleeing extremist violence in northern Iraq. According to the UN, Iraq's humanitarian challenges are "immense." The organization plans to deliver thousands of tents, plastic sheets, cooking sets and containers for water and fuel to the thousands who have taken refuge in Iraqi Kurdistan. Many of them are camping out...

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