Due to lack of space inside the camps and over-crowding, some displaced Yazidi’s live in semi-built houses and structures in the valley’s outside the camps.
Peshmerga soldiers wake up in the morning after the two battle with ISIS militants to take back the city of Sinjar.
Family and community members mourn the death of Mahmoud Abdullah Adwan, 21, who was shot and killed in the morning by Israeli Defense Forces in Qalandia Refugee camp, West Bank.
While the Islamic State sieged Sinjar mountain, those captured have reported they were divided into groups. If adolescent boy had armpit hair they were told to join their fathers and older brothers, driven to nearby fields, and executed. Younger boys would be forced to convert to the Islamic State’s strict version of Islam.
Yaman's grandfather speaks to a doctor about his condition. Yaman has lost both parents, a brother, and a sister in the attack where he sustained his injuries.
PKK forces survey a street destroyed by the war.
Migrants react after arriving on the shore of the Greek island of Lesbos.
A women holds her child while looking back towards the sea she and her family just crossed from Turkey.
A young Syrian girl with face paint plays in the playground built for the camp.
Eyad, a refugee from Sinjar, has worked with a local smuggler to ensure the release of his family members from ISIL’s captivity. The teams try to access the woman escapees as soon as possible. Hearing of Eyad’s plan, the mobile team were able to provide access to emergency support immediately to Eyad’s cousins after they were released.
Exhausted from the day of visiting the camps, Nasreen lies down for a rest before preparing dinner and making phone calls to plan the next day’s schedule with her cases in the camps.