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June 20th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues armed siege

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) - More than a million Iraqis have been forced from their homes by conflict this year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday - a number only likely to rise as Islamist militants and Iraqi Security forces battle for control.

A humanitarian crisis is brewing, as families who've fled fighting with little more than the clothes on their back seek water, food and shelter from the summer heat.

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