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An Iraqi woman holds her son as more than 1,000 Iraqis who have fled fighting in and around the city of Mosul and Tal Afar wait at a Kurdish checkpoint in the hopes of entering a temporary displacement camp on Tuesday in Khazair, Iraq
Homeless African refugees gather at a temporary shelter beside a road on World Refugee Day in Sanaa, Yemen
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Pakistani refugees arrive in Bannu on Wednesday. Thousands of villagers have fled fled North Waziristan as Pakistani jets pounded targets in the country’s northwest in major offensives designed to root out suspected militants.
A boy makes his way over a gully in his search for fresh water in the internally displaced person (IDP) Tomping camp for Nuer ethnic group in Juba, South Sudan. About 26,000 South Sudanese IDP’s from Nuer ethnic group are sheltered in a temporary camp inside the Unmiss compound. Nuer ID’s cannot leave the camp due to ethnic tensions with the Dinkas.
A displaced camp near Mpoko airport on Wednesday in Bangui. Few people are going back home even as the situation grows less tense in the Central African capital.
People unload their few belongings on Thursday at Minkammen, South Sudan. Hundreds of civilians fleeing violence in Bor region arrive at one of the many small ports that run alongside the camps in Awerial region, having crossed over the Nile River by night.
A child sits next to barbed wire as people stand in a refugee camp near the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, after fleeing violence
Refugee children from Syria try to stay warm near an open fire in front of their unheated tents in a refugee camp in the town of Harmanli, Bulgaria
A Syrian refugee holds a baby in a refugee camp in the town of Harmanli, southeast of Sofia on Tuesday. Bulgaria’s asylum centres are severely overcrowded after the arrival of almost 10,000 refugees this year, half of them from Syria.
Syrian children at a refugee camp at Delhamiyeh, eastern Lebanon, wait outside their tent for the school bus. There are more than 800,000 refugees registered with the UN refugees agency in the country, although the Lebanese government estimates the number at more than 1m.