Eyewitness accounts - Iraq Crisis Appeal
Almost two million Iraqis have been forced to leave their homes in fear for their lives from Islamic State militants.
Read the stories below of frightened families and individuals who've been caught up in the crisis in Iraq.
A cold winter ahead
Abbas and his wife Raghia have spent years on the move – their lives blighted by one conflict after another.
Krishman's family fled to Sulaymaniyah after IS militants took Sinjar
Christian Aid’s Ann Ward met families petrified of Islamic State militants sweeping across parts of northern Iraq.
An eyewitness account of a father trapped in his home and separated from his family amid escalating violence
Yazidi teacher Mr Hamo makes a heartfelt plea
Monk offers fleeing Christians shelter in church
Khamis is unwell and has been displaced. He must also try and support his family with the meagre savings they have.