New graphic on the crisis in Iraq

Published: 25 July 2014 15:57 CET

By Andy Channelle, IFRC

With the media focus on Gaza, it's easy to forget that there are humanitarian crises going on both in the Middle East and beyond. Our colleagues in Beirut have put together a new graphic which manages to explain the scale and seriousness of the population movement in response to violence in Iraq.

As with the Red Crescent societies in Syria and the Occupied Palestine Territories, the Iraqi Red Crescent is responding to help support the needs of all those affected by the crisis.

Click the image below to download the full versions of the visualisation.

Iraq visualisation

Map

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