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Iraq's Shocking Human Toll: About 1 Million Killed, 4.5 Million Displaced, 1-2 Million Widows, 5 Million Orphans

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The UN estimates that there are about 4.5 million displaced Iraqis--or about one in every six citizens. Only 5 percent have chosen to return to their homes over the past year, a period of reduced violence from the high levels of 2005-07. Healthcare, clean water, functioning schools, jobs and so forth remains elusive. More than 40 percent of children in Basra, and more than 70 percent in Baghdad, cannot attend school.

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