The Badhet Kandela camp was being expanded at the weekend to meet the needs of a growing influx of displaced Iraqis. The former transit camp or Syrian refugees, situated near Iraqi Kurdistan's border with Syria, is now home to more than 11,000 Iraqis, according to the UN.
UNHCR field officer Bahzad Amin spoke of the "very urgent need" of the families who had recently arrived, saying: "We are trying to manage better for the basic facilities, water delivery, latrines installation and so on."
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.