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Battle for Mosul could spark 'one of the largest man-made disasters' in years, U.N. warns

Aid groups are racing to prepare for what they are predicting will be the largest humanitarian crisis in recent memory, with a million people expected to flee the northern Iraqi metropolis of Mosul once the country’s military and its foreign allies launch their offensive to seize the city from...
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