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Noted: There's no going home for Iraqi squatters
December 20, 2011 by The IRC
|Some 500,000 people live as squatters in Iraq. Most have settled in makeshift camps, hundreds of which are scattered around the capital, Baghdad. Photo: IRC|
As American troops withdraw from Iraq, there are still some 2 million internally displaced Iraqis. Laura Jacoby, the International Rescue Committee's Iraq director, was interviewed about their situation for this piece from Saturday's Weekend Edition on NPR.