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Humanitarian disaster continues in Iraq

As President Obama hails the “success” of U.S. airstrikes to help free stranded Yazidi on Mount Sinjar, Kurdish officials and Yazidi refugees tell a different story. They warn of a “continued humanitarian disaster”. Christine van den Toorn is on-the-ground in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan. She’s been spending time in Iraqi towns like Shariya, that are swelling with refugees and displaced people. She’ll update us on conditions. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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