Photos: The Internal Refugees of Iraq

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Two boys wait by a car as families arrive at a Kurdish checkpoint next to a temporary displacement camp on June 14, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

Thousands of people have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) militants.

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_02 Iraqi children carry water to their tent at a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_03 A girl lowers the flaps on a tent at a displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_04 Children play on a bike at a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_05 A women and a girl wash at a tap at a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_06 A girl stands beside her tent at a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

 

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_01 Children help their blind mother through a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

6.16_Iraq_Refugees_08 A women stands outside her tent at a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Dan Kitwood/Getty

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