News: 4 Million Iraqis Flee the Violence

A new humanitarian crisis looms in the Middle East unless urgent measures are taken to assist four million Iraqis uprooted by the escalating violence, Amnesty International warned today.
Already two million have fled to Syria and Jordan, another 1.9 million is displaced inside Iraq. (
Full article)

One month ago, WFP already raised the alarm flag in
this appeal.

Four million people is about same as the total population of Norway.

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Picture credit: IRINnews.


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