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Devastation

“Today Our People Live in Despair”

“They Put Them in Cars and Drove Away” Previous Making a New Life Next

Driven from his home in Qaraqosh, Iraq, by the self-proclaimed Islamic State in summer 2014, Yohanna, a Christian, now lives in a rented house near Erbil. Some of his friends now live in makeshift homes, known as “caravans,” in displaced-persons camps.