“We had no choice other than to leave because it was
not safe for our children. We left everything – our
clothes, our furniture, even our food”
Nafa Jihad, 40, father
More than 3 million Iraqis including those internally displaced inside the country and others living as refugees in other countries have been displaced since the start of 2014.
What is UNHCR doing to help?
UNHCR is on the ground in Iraq and surrounding regions, providing protection and life-saving aid such as tents, mattresses and other basic essentials. But as the situation worsens our supplies are running low.