February 28, 2021

IRAQ: Iraq shuts last ‘safe haven’ camps for vulnerable families

An Iraqi girl sits in a bus transporting displaced families from the displaced persons camp in Habbaniyah in Iraq's Anbar province on November 10, 2020. - After five years hosting displaced Iraqis, the vast camp was emptied in under 48 hours. The Habbaniyah Tourist Camp, a former luxury resort used to house Iraqis fleeing the Islamic State group, closed this week as part of a sudden government push to shutter dozens of displacement camps by the end of the year. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP)

An Iraqi girl sits in a bus transporting displaced families from the displaced persons camp in Habbaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar province on November 10, 2020. – After five years hosting displaced Iraqis, the vast camp was emptied in under 48 hours. The Habbaniyah Tourist Camp, a former luxury resort used to house Iraqis fleeing the Islamic State group, closed this week as part of a sudden government push to shutter dozens of displacement camps by the end of the year. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP)

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