We have no home to go back to’: citizens of Mosul return to ruin, September 2017
With Islamic State expelled from Mosul after a prolonged siege, residents who joined the million-strong exodus from Iraq’s second largest city are slowly starting to return. For most, however, the process is fraught with difficulty. Amid the chaos and carnage, homes were destroyed, children became separated from parents and ID papers were lost. With food and other staples in short supply, and aid agencies stretched to the limit, the future looks bleak.