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In pictures: Khanke Internally Displaced Population camp in Dohuk, Iraq

Displaced Iraqi kids gather around secretary-general of the IFRC Elhadj As Sy at the Khanke IDP camp in Dohuk during a joint visit with ICRC and Iraqi Red Crescent Society leaders.  Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society

 

The Khanke IDP camp in Iraq’s Dohuk has become the home of more than one thousand Iraqi families who were forced to leave their towns and cities behind due to the worsening security. Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society

 

A young boy drinking tap water at Khanke IDP camp in the Dohuk area of Iraq’s Kurdistan region. Water supplies have deteriorated significantly due to the increased displacement, exposing the lives of thousands to the threat of disease outbreak. Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society





Red Cross Red Crescent visit to the Khanke IDP camp in Iraq’s Dohuk awakens children’s curiosity as they gather next to ICRC clean water supply container. Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society

 

Kurdistan’s Khanke is currently hosting more than 13,000 Iraqis and the newly established camp is home to more than 1,000 displaced families and has the capacity to host an additional 2,000 families. Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society

 

Displaced Iraqi kids gather around secretary-general of the IFRC Elhadj As Sy at the Khanke IDP camp in Dohuk during a joint visit with ICRC and Iraqi Red Crescent Society leaders. Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society

 

Iraqi chilren gather around the set-up taps in Khanke IDP camp to cool down during the heat as they fill up their tanks with water. Raefah Makki/IFRC

Families of all sizes were forced to give up their homes and settle inside scout-style tents in Khanke IDP camp in Iraq’s Dohuk.  Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society


Iraqi children and adults gather around taps to fill up their tanks with the daily need of water at the Khanke refugee camp in Iraq’s Dohuk.  Photo: Raefah Makki/IFRC

 

Renda, an 11-year-old girl from the Yazidi community, lives with her family of 7 in Iraq’s Dohuk region after fleeing the violence in Sinjar. Photo: Raefah Makki/IFRC

 

An old man at Khanke IDP camp in Dohuk, Iraq, where hundreds of Iraqis have taken refuge to escape escalating violence in the country. Photo: Wassem Al Bakri/Iraqi Red Crescent Society


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