WEB Notes: I can only imagine what these people are going through. The woman explains they are all afraid of not only ISIS but their liberators as well. 200,000 people displaced. It was huge news in the US when 80,000 people left their homes due to the events at Oroville Dam. We have 200,000 people who have had to leave their home due to the war on terrorism and no one will be talking about this.
The number of refugees fleeing Mosul continues to escalate as the Iraqi government makes significant gains in its battle against Islamic State in the city. With more than 200,000 escapees since last October, it is now on the verge of a humanitarian disaster.
“Forty-five thousand people have left their houses in the last nine days. The numbers are expected to increase – there is huge concern for them. All organizations are working overtime to expand the available camps, and to build new ones,” Hala Jaber, a spokesperson for the International Organization for Migration – which calculated the 200,000 figure using its complex Displacement Tracking Matrix – told RT.