The UK government will release another £8m in emergency humanitarian aid to help those endangered by the violence in northern and central Iraq, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced.
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The money will be divided between humanitarian air-drops in the Sinjar mountains, aid for displaced people in northern Iraq and support for Red Cross medical staff in the region.
"This aid from the British people will help the Yazidi community, who are now cut off on Mount Sinjar, get immediate emergency support," Justine Greening said.
"It will also ensure thousands more people get medical help, shelter, food and clean water."
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.