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Clothing the naked in Iraq

A lorry has arrived in the city of Dohuk, Northern Iraq carrying 85 cubic metres of winter clothing, shoes, blankets and sleeping bags, donated by UK residents to some of the 1.9 million people that have been displaced in Iraq since January 2014.

Samara Levy

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The team loading the truck in Brighton

Many of these fled with little more than the clothes on their backs. A large number are children and many are sheltering in tents and unfinished buildings which provide inadequate protection from the freezing temperatures they will experience this winter.