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    Aid Agencies Warn of Mental Health Crisis Affecting Iraqi Refugeesi
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    Henry Ridgwell
    March 10, 2016 12:02 AM
    Aid agencies working in Iraq say there is a desperate need to train more mental health professionals to treat the survivors of Islamic State kidnappings and attacks. They cite the traumas of hundreds of ethnic Yazidi women, who are still being held as sex slaves by the terror group. VOA's Henry Ridgwell reports.

    Aid Agencies Warn of Mental Health Crisis Affecting Iraqi Refugees

    Henry Ridgwell

    Published March 09, 2016

    Aid agencies working in Iraq say there is a desperate need to train more mental health professionals to treat the survivors of Islamic State kidnappings and attacks. They cite the traumas of hundreds of ethnic Yazidi women, who are still being held as sex slaves by the terror group. VOA's Henry Ridgwell reports.


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