Media playback is unsupported on your device

Mount Sinjar survivors sheltering in derelict buildings

14 August 2014 Last updated at 00:13 BST

Thousands of people from religious minorities fleeing Islamic State militants are arriving in Iraqi Kurdistan with little food, clothing or shelter.

After surviving the long journey from Mount Sinjar, many are now making temporary homes in derelict buildings - among them the very young, and old.

Caroline Wyatt reports from Dohuk.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.