An estimated 1.3 million Iraqis remain displaced in their own country as the U.S. military mission in Iraq comes to an end. Another 1.6 million have fled to Syria, Jordan and other counties in the region. The IRC continues to provide a safe haven to these displaced people and other vulnerable refugees forced to flee their homes due to violence and persecution.
U.S. and coalition governments have responsibility to help the most vulnerable
14 Dec 2011
As the U.S. government withdraws its troops from Iraq, it leaves behind a major crisis in the region—with three million Iraqis displaced and desperate and tens of thousands of others in danger because they worked for the U.S. military.