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Emergency Response

Mosul: Fleeing Extremism

Every day hundreds of people leave their homes in Mosul to seek protection and help. As the fighting between the extremist group and the Iraqi army intensifies, the see an opportunity to escape ISIS’ rule.

The current number of Internally Displaced Persons from western Mosul who remian displaced is more than 531,000. An estimated 200,000 individuals remain trapped under ISIL territories and face death in Mosul's Old City since the military operation started on OCtober 17, 2016.


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