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PHOTO ESSAY: The refugees fleeing Turkey's offensive in Syria


A young girl and a baby arriving from Syria to a refugee camp in the Kurdistan Region of northern Iraq (Kareem Botane)

A photo essay by Kareem Botane shows refugees who arrived after fleeing fighting and the Turkish offensive in Syria. They arrived to refugee camps in northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region.


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Refugees arrived on buses with the OM



They have been supplied food and shelter with assistance by UNHCR and Emirates Red Cross



More than 1,700 have arrived, of the 200,000 or more who have had to flee their homes since October 6, 2019



Conditions are stable but difficult



Families now wait near their tents wondering what comes next in eastern Syria



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