Iraq

Rain forced 150 families to leave their homes in Tal Afar district

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The heavy rain that fell overnight forced more than 150 families to leave their homes in the Tal Afar district.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society has said in a statement: “The heavy rain has resulted in the flooding of a large number of citizens’ homes in separate areas of Tal Afar, Rabiah district, and a number of other areas.” The IRCS has added "The teams of Iraqi Red Crescent have evacuated a majority of the affected families to a safe places, and the relief teams suggested an increase in the number of the affected families as a result of the continuation of rain and their abundance in the number of areas of Nineveh Governorate.”