The first British aid consignment being delivered to help people fleeing militants in northern Iraq contains reusable containers filled with clean water for 2,400 families said International Development Secretary Justine Greening.
Solar lanterns that can be used to recharge mobile phones will also be dropped.
She said: "Two RAF C130s are now getting desperately needed aid to those caught up in the violence in Iraq. This means help from Britain will reach thousands of people trapped on Mount Sinjar."
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.