A Look at the Iraq/Syria Border Where Refugees Are Fleeing to Safety

ABC News' Muhammad Lila is on the Iraq/Syria border where the U.N. has set up a safe haven for refugees.
2:30 | 08/15/14

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This is the point where the refugees are entering into Iraq what you see behind me this is a flotation bridge. It was set up by the United Nations as part of the humanitarian -- or. Into the -- change our area to get those refugees out of the way they get out as the actually have to cross into Syria. And then crossed back into Iraq and a safe area that safe areas right here. As the refugees crossed this bridge they are registered they're given a quick check in a quick. Look over to make sure they're doing okay. Those that need medical treatment -- sent to -- little triage area where they receive the help that they need. And if you look behind me. We -- that the numbers aren't as high as they used to be the United Nations still says there is still a trickle of refugees that are coming in here. But most of the refugees have already made it here and in fact today they told us that some refugees don't want to leave. Because they have their homes they have their lives and -- -- -- religious shrines in that area in that part of Iraq that they don't want what banded. The big question now is what's gonna happen to this massive influx of refugees that have crossed over this bridge over the last several days. Where are they gonna go -- the refugee camps handle them. We spoke to the acting humanitarian coordinator of the United Nations here in Iraq and here's what he told us. These people we have camps. In addition to their safety. There would. They would be disputed more food scaling -- of food more equitably and civilians captive population. Is important. -- then we'd be in the -- The scaly tail of protection. In the -- and took the picture becomes smelled a key issue. Over the next. Weeks or so we need more people on the ground. More international NGOs and in -- -- -- brief time possible. -- being. Their own rights force of -- to survival and development. For the freedom of speech. In these area. And of course one of the bigger problems here's what happens to all of the children -- -- now refugees and what happens to them going. Of the United Nations has promised. -- they will set up schools whether it's in real schools or whether it's in the refugee camps. They've said that even set up tents -- have lessons going on for the children they say the children's ability to devote to go to school. Is the most important thing along with their health and the well being. They say -- it's gonna take about forty days but within forty days we'll have temporary school set up for all of the refugee children. Mohammed -- like ABC news on the Iraq Syrian border.

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