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UN Warns of Disastrous Situation for Displaced in Iraq

The United Nations is appealing for $173 million to help displaced people in Iraq withstand the coming winter. The aid will go to people uprooted by attacks by the Islamic State militant group. The United Nations estimates 1.9 million people have been forced to flee their homes since January, many with little more than the clothes on their back. Nearly half have sought refuge in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.   Temperatures in that mountainous area are expected to drop to below freezing...

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