Mosul edges towards full siege, families struggle to find food

Displaced Iraqi people who fled from homes during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, receive bread at the Hammam al-Alil camp, south of Mosul.
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Displaced Iraqi children stand in line to receive food rations

Displaced Iraqi children stand in line to receive food rations in Mosul’s western Tal al-Rumman neighborhood, during an offensive to retake the western parts of the city from the jihadists.

A displaced Iraqi boy holds a white flag

A displaced Iraqi boy holds a white flag as his family flees during the battle between Iraqi rapid response forces and Islamic State militants at Tigris river front line between east and west of Mosul, Iraq.