Iraq conflict: What aid is UK sending?
12 August 2014 Last updated at 13:43 BST
British forces have made a number of air drops of food, water and medical supplies to Iraqis fleeing Islamist militants, and who are trapped in the Sinjar mountains.
Islamic State fighters have seized territory across Iraq and Syria in the past few months, with continuing reports of the slaughter of Iraqi religious minority groups - including Christians and members of the Yazidi community.
But what aid is the UK supplying?
Andrew Plant visited an aid storage centre at Kemble airbase in Cirencester to find out.