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20 08, 2017

Thousands of Civilians Fleeing Telafar Are at Extreme Risk

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(Baghdad, 20 August 2017): Thousands of civilians are expected to flee from Telafar and surrounding communities during the Iraqi military operation to retake these areas from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). “Thousands of people are fleeing Telafar for safety,” said Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. “Families are trekking for 10 [...]