Young girl at a squatter camp outside Baghdad
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UN discusses the growing number of Iraqi refugees

Years of upheaval have left Iraq with an economy in ruins and millions of shattered lives.

At least a million Iraqis have sought refuge outside the country and another million and a half remain displaced within its borders.

The head of the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, Antonio Guterres, is in Iraq for talks on the continuing crisis facing the internally displaced.

The BBC's Jim Muir in Baghdad looks at the plight of the worst-off .

  • 24 Jan 2011
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