Some families who fled war more than a year ago in Iraq are struggling to get proper identification after leaving important documents behind.
Hundreds of Syrian families who escaped oppression under the PKK's Syrian affiliate don't want to go back under the terrorists' rule.
For many in the West, the US-backed YPG is seen as an effective fighting force against Daesh. But for many Turkmen and Arab families, the militants taking their Tel Abyad town saw them targeted and forced from their homes.
As the major northern Iraqi city marks a year of liberation from stringent Daesh rule, Mosul continues to lie in ruins and rebuilding efforts are slow.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says regime strikes killed over 30 civilians in eastern Ghouta's Zamalka town as people were preparing to flee the enclave.
Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad controls 58 percent of Syria, according to a monitor. The war has killed half a million people and seen the deadliest use of chemical weapons since the 1980s.
Many displaced Iraqis have found temporary accommodation in desert camps but they cannot return because their homes are destroyed and many services are lacking, according to the UN.
Iraqi officials say hundreds of people fell ill on Monday after they broke their fast with the evening meal in a camp for the displaced near Mosul. At least two refugees died and around 800 have been affected at the U2 refugee camp.
There is a silent victim caught in the operation to rid Daesh from Iraq's second largest city – the displaced population. United Nations highlights the urgent need for more funds, shelter, food and medical help as winter approaches.
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