Iraqi Refugees

The UN now estimates that there are "almost 4 million displaced persons inside Iraq or in neighbouring countries"

About 1.8 million have left their homes within Iraq, with two million in Syria, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey and Iran.

According to figures collated by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, some 640,000 out of Iraq's population of 26 million fled their homes in the past year.

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