Our car pulled up to a grassland March 25 in the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq. It was early on a cloudy morning, and a crowd of hundreds waited in the muddy field. Their postures showed tension, as they hoped to receive a share of the food sent by Islamic Relief USA donors. These are displaced families, who left their homes in order to save their lives from ISIS, and they all needed food.
Maryam Moosa waited patiently in the field as the sun rose. Two trucks with food packages arrived, and she took her place in the women’s line. Moosa had left her home in Tikrit with her 13 children, and made the 130-mile journey to Erbil for safety, and they desperately need the help.
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