One of the many humanitarian byproducts of the Iraqi War is the number of Christians that have been driven out of the country, and are now refugees elsewhere.
1.4 million Christians were recorded in
700,000 have fled since then, mostly to
30% of Iraqi refugees in
The above numbers are of course estimates, but likely on the low side. The number of Iraqis driven from their homes by war and sectarian violence could be far larger than official estimates of the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, many experts say.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and the Iraqi Red Crescent estimate that more than 4.2 million Iraqis have been displaced from their homes within the country or have crossed
[Sources for above statistics: UNHCR, Iraqi Government]