U.N. Ready to Receive 150,000 Displaced by Mosul Battle


The United Nations refugee agency is anticipating a humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq and is making plans to shelter 150,000 civilians fleeing Mosul as U.S.-backed forces continue their bid to oust the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi told reporters in Jordan: “The preparations are proceeding well… UNHCR is going…