From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
The fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group has displaced thousands of people from their homes in Iraq.
Many fled flashpoint areas in the country to safer neighbourhood in the Iraqi capial.
Local activists attending to the needs of displaced people in Baghdad say that are still waiting for tents and trailers the government promised to deliver.
As winter becomes harsher, they fear many newly arrived families may find no warm shelter.
Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad: