Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Baghdad: After the Storm: LA_110730Baghdad_010

Shiites who fled sectarian violence near their villages have found safety and shelter in a garbage-strewn slum north of Baghdad. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that 1.5 million Iraqis remain internally displaced, many living in what it describes as {quote}deplorable conditions.{quote}

Shiites who fled sectarian violence near their villages have found safety and shelter in a garbage-strewn slum north of Baghdad. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that 1.5 million Iraqis remain internally displaced, many living in what it describes as "deplorable conditions."