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Iraq faces humanitarian crisis after militants’ surge

Thousands have been displaced and are forced to dwell in refugee camps after the militants took over three major towns of Iraq. The country is staring at the worst ever humanitarian crisis.

A refugee girl stands perplexed outside the refugee camp. (Source: AP)

A woman carrying her baby is migrating from her house in Mosul. An estimated half a million residents fled Mosul, the economically important city. (Source:AP)

An Iraqi refugee man from Mosul walks in Khazir refugee camp outside Irbil. (Source: AP)

An Iraqi refugee girl from Mosul stands inside her family's tent at Khazir refugee camp outside Irbil. (Source: AP)

A child stands in the refugee camp area. (Source: AP)

An eldery man walks down the refugee camp with his family. (Source: AP)

An elderly Iraqi refugee smokes a shisha pipe as he sits outside his family's tent at Khazir refugee camp outside Irbil. (Source: AP)

n Iraqi refugee woman from Mosul sits outside her family's tent at Khazir refugee camp outside Irbil. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the al-Qaida breakaway group, took over much of Mosul in Iraq and then swept into the city of Tikrit further south. (Source: AP)

A kid refugee sits outside the tent in refugee camp. (Source: AP)

Children play with an Iraqi Army helmet left behind after militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took over the northern city of Mosul. (Source: AP)