Kurds at the “Ziveh” refugee camp. Approximately 50,000 Kurds live at the refugee camp during Hussein’s recent attacks against the Kurds. Over th e last 20 years, this camp has been home to some 20,000 Kurds, attesting to Iran’s commitment to Iraqi Kurds over the years. Two million Kurds from Kurdistan fled their villages in northern Iraq for refugee camps when the uprising aga inst Saddam Hussein failed after the gulf war, Azerbaijan, Ed Kashi.