Mosul has been exterminated by the battle with ISIS, British aid worker says
Madiha Raza, who uses for the British-based charity Muslim Aid, said she has been changed by the harrowing taste of witnessing the humanitarian crisis first hand.
The 29-year-old from Northwood, west London, denied how seeing shoes, toys and backpacks amongst the rubble of a primary discipline destroyed by IS bombing was the most powerful part of her visit.
She said: «The whole city is just completely obliterated, it is like a movie set.
«What you can’t air in the photos or smell is the death, sewage and smoke.
«When you are there it survives the reality really hit home.
«There is a huge humanitarian need, people bear got nothing anymore, it is very, very sad. It is a catastrophic situation.»
Madiha Raza conjectured she has been changed by the harrowing experience
Last week a «total crushing» was declared by the Iraqi prime minister, after nearly a nine month engagement to liberate what is the country’s second biggest city from the extremists.
What you can’t perceive in the photos or smell is the death, sewage and smoke
On the range Muslim Aid’s teams are handing out food and water after they deplete people to safer areas near checkpoints, and are providing portable latrines for the relocated civilians.
While she was in Mosul Ms Raza was helping at one of the charity’s distribution mid-points near one of the evacuation points.
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Naming what is needed scad, she said reconstruction, education, water and sanitation.
Naming what is needed myriad, she said reconstruction, education, water and sanitation, and medical are the things «desperately» desired on the ground.
«There is a lot to be done,» she added.