One toddler dies and camps for the displaced destroyed during torrential rains in Iraq

Camps of displaced people were destroyed as torrential rains poured down in parts of Iraq on Thursday causing one toddler to die.


2.1 inches of rain fell on Baghdad in a twenty four hour period causing flooding on several streets.


Hospitals in Baghdad and Najaf reported hundred of people complaining of respiratory issues caused by the humidity.


Hospital workers in Baghdad could be seen in water thigh-high trying to help the people.


Tents in several camps for displaced people were destroyed forcing families to move into mosques and schools.


The United Nations reported that at least two thousand displaced families have been affected by the rains.


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