Five years after invasion, one in five Iraqis displaced.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said today that “nearly one in five of Iraq’s population before the U.S.-led invasion” are either “internally displaced people or refugees in other countries.” Only one percent of those have returned to their homes, which were often “occupied by other people — normally from another Muslim religious group — or had been destroyed.” An IOM spokesperson said, “There is very little light at the end of the tunnel in Iraq’s humanitarian crisis.”

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