13 août 2014 British Forces News
Efforts to support the response to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq have been stepped up in Cyprus.
The British military has made five air drops to refugees so far - and more are planned.
The Commander of British Forces Cyprus says the base is ready to do whatever is required to get aid to the people that need it.
Last night three Tornado jets arrived at RAF Akrotiri to provide surveillance and more are expected in the next 12 hours along with Chinook helicopters.
Carla Prater has the latest.