Scenes from a camp in Mosul: Displaced Iraqis wait for entry and aid

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Iraqi children look at the body of a half-buried Islamic State militant while talking to an Iraqi soldier in the al-Barid district in Mosul, Iraq. In a part of Mosul that had been reclaimed from the Islamic State group (IS) days ago, Iraqi special forces were attacked on Sunday by drones operated by IS fighters inside the city. (Manu Brabo / AP)

Iraqi children look at the body of a half-buried Islamic State militant while talking to an Iraqi soldier in the al-Barid district in Mosul, Iraq. In a part of Mosul that had been reclaimed from the Islamic State group (IS) days ago, Iraqi special forces were attacked on Sunday by drones operated by IS fighters inside the city. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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A member of the Iraqi Special Forces shoots his machine gun at a drone operated by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, Iraq. (Manu Brabo) / AP)

A member of the Iraqi Special Forces shoots his machine gun at a drone operated by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, Iraq. (Manu Brabo) / AP)

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An Iraqi soldier waves to comrades in a humvee heading to the front line in the al-Barid district in Mosul, Iraq. (Manu Brabo/ AP)

An Iraqi soldier waves to comrades in a humvee heading to the front line in the al-Barid district in Mosul, Iraq. (Manu Brabo/ AP)

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Displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, push a cart through mud following heavy rain at the Khazer camp, Iraq. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

Displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, push a cart through mud following heavy rain at the Khazer camp, Iraq. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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An Iraqi man who fled from Mosul, receives bedding at the Khazer camp in Iraq. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

An Iraqi man who fled from Mosul, receives bedding at the Khazer camp in Iraq. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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An Iraqi girl plays while waiting to be transferred to a camp with her family from a gathering point near Mosul. Hundreds of Iraqis were waiting to undergo a screening by the military before getting sent to displaced -people camps. (Manu Brabo / AP)

An Iraqi girl plays while waiting to be transferred to a camp with her family from a gathering point near Mosul. Hundreds of Iraqis were waiting to undergo a screening by the military before getting sent to displaced -people camps. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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Iraqi civilians wait to be transferred to camps by the Iraqi Army near Mosul. The civilians, who had just arrived from Mosul, had their identity documents checked against a military database, before they are cleared. (Manu Brabo / AP)

Iraqi civilians wait to be transferred to camps by the Iraqi Army near Mosul. The civilians, who had just arrived from Mosul, had their identity documents checked against a military database, before they are cleared. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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An Iraqi woman is helped into an army truck used to transfer civilians into nearby camps. Once they are given military clearance, civilians are loaded on to waiting trucks and sent to IDP camps east of the city. (Manu Brabo / AP)

An Iraqi woman is helped into an army truck used to transfer civilians into nearby camps. Once they are given military clearance, civilians are loaded on to waiting trucks and sent to IDP camps east of the city. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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An Iraqi man and his sons wait with other displaced Iraqis to be transferred to camps by the Iraqi Army in the village of Bartella, near Mosul. Thousands of people try to leave the city each day and the number of displaced now tops 120,000, according to the Iraqi ministry of migration and displacement. (Manu Brabo / AP)

An Iraqi man and his sons wait with other displaced Iraqis to be transferred to camps by the Iraqi Army in the village of Bartella, near Mosul. Thousands of people try to leave the city each day and the number of displaced now tops 120,000, according to the Iraqi ministry of migration and displacement. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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The Khazer camp is a temporary home for more than 30,000 displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

The Khazer camp is a temporary home for more than 30,000 displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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Displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, carry their belongings at Khazer camp, Iraq. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

Displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, carry their belongings at Khazer camp, Iraq. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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Saada Ahmed, a 3-year-old Iraqi boy who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, outside a tent at Khazer camp. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

Saada Ahmed, a 3-year-old Iraqi boy who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, outside a tent at Khazer camp. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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Heavy rain flooded the Khazer camp on Monday. As winter creeps in, the days at the camp are getting chilly. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

Heavy rain flooded the Khazer camp on Monday. As winter creeps in, the days at the camp are getting chilly. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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A man gets a haircut at Khazer camp, Iraq. Many of the displaced anticipate that their stay at the camp may be prolonged if the fight against Islamic State rages on. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

A man gets a haircut at Khazer camp, Iraq. Many of the displaced anticipate that their stay at the camp may be prolonged if the fight against Islamic State rages on. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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Displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, walk in the mud following heavy rain at Khazer camp, Iraq, December 19, 2016. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

Displaced Iraqis who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, walk in the mud following heavy rain at Khazer camp, Iraq, December 19, 2016. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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Displaced Iraqis warm themselves by a fire before being transferred to a camp near Mosul, Iraq. The onslaught of winter has created more hardships for the thousands of displaced. (Manu Brabo / AP)

Displaced Iraqis warm themselves by a fire before being transferred to a camp near Mosul, Iraq. The onslaught of winter has created more hardships for the thousands of displaced. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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Ahmed Khairy, a 4-year-old displaced Iraqi boy at Khazer camp, Iraq. Many parents have enrolled their children in the schools run on the camp premises. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

Ahmed Khairy, a 4-year-old displaced Iraqi boy at Khazer camp, Iraq. Many parents have enrolled their children in the schools run on the camp premises. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)

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The camp is often the scene of family reunions, as relatives who left Mosul separately are reunited. (Manu Brabo / AP)

The camp is often the scene of family reunions, as relatives who left Mosul separately are reunited. (Manu Brabo / AP)

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