Aid and assistance for Iraqis fleeing Mosul

Smoke rises as people flee their homes during clashes between Iraqi security forces and ISIS near Mosul, Iraq.

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  • Aid groups are helping civilians who are fleeing the embattled city of Mosul
  • Mosul is the largest city under ISIS control

(CNN)In more than two years of ISIS rule, residents in the city of Mosul lived in mortal fear of their occupiers. As troops move in to recapture the city, civilians are fleeing. They're fearful of the fighting that lies ahead and the possibility of ISIS reprisals.

The following organizations are on the ground in Iraq helping families who have fled: