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Aid Agencies Prepare for Mosul Assault, Warn of Potential Catastrophe

Aid agencies, aware of the recent massive failure to help families fleeing the fierce fighting in Fallujah, are strengthening their plans for the expected military operations on the IS stronghold of Mosul city.   In May and June this year, after being held under siege for months, roughly 85,000 people fled Fallujah in a matter of days, swamping Iraqi government and aid agencies’ ability to help.   The result was tens of thousands of people left without enough food, drinking...

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