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Fleeing ISIS: Life for Yazidi child refugees

Updated 1804 GMT (0204 HKT) January 12, 2016
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The Sharia Camp in Dohuk, Iraq houses 18,575 people in 4000 tents. It opened in 2014 and includes four schools -- two Arabic, two Kurdish. Many residents have escaped from their home in Sinjar after ISIS invaded and captured many Yazidis. Three-year-old Farhad Naifg is from Sinjar. He has been living in the camp for a year.
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Two-year-old Basman Haidar and his grandfather Haidar Kharmish, have also spent a year in the camp.
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9 year-old Katrine Hamou and her two-year-old brother Zimar Hamou are from Sinjar.
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Three-year-old Muna Rasho is from Sinjar. She came to the camp a year ago with her three brothers and two sisters.
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Marwa Khalil, who is eight years old, escaped from Sinjar with her family. She suffers from a skin disease and can't go to school because other children refuse to sit next to her.
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Miada Murad is eight years old, from Sinjar. She has five sisters. Bharati Naik/CNN
Gawre Murad, 40, and her son Aryan, four, escaped from Sinjar a year ago.
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Shami Ravo Hussain, left, and Gozi Haji, right, fled when ISIS came to their village Siba Sheikh Khidir, near Sinjar. Bharati Naik/CNN
Gule Rasho, 23, and her son Rami, 11 months, also escaped from Siba Shekh Khidir.
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