displaced person

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displaced person:

see refugeerefugee,
one who leaves one's native land either because of expulsion or to escape persecution. The legal problem of accepting refugees is discussed under asylum; this article considers only mass dislocations and the organizations that help refugees.
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displaced person

a person forced from his home or country, esp by war or revolution
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On one way, the governor KP has imposed fine on Sipah tribe but on the other side; he announced that all displaced persons of Khyber Orakzai, Kurram, North and South Waziristan agencies would be returned simultaneously to their homes, he criticized.
Chaloka Beyani, a Zambian national and professor of international law at the London School of Economics, was appointed as Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons by the Human Rights Council in September 2010.
I am encouraged by the progress to date, and in particular by the cooperation between the Iraqi authorities and the international community to address the humanitarian and human rights situation of displaced persons in Iraq", stated Kaelin.
A joint statement issued after bilateral talks at Hyderabad House in New Delhi this afternoon said: "Both the leaders announced a major initiative to undertake a programme of construction of 50,000 houses for Internally Displaced Persons in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka.
Drilling a borehole to provide both displaced persons and host communities with clean water.
Aa Can the Palestinian displaced persons problem be conveniently resolved?
Under the aegis of Sudanese diplomat Francis Deng, the United Nations developed the Guiding Principles in 1998, since the existing international treaties mentioned above all contained gaps in coverage, especially for internally displaced persons.
This ship had hundreds of displaced persons from the Continent.
She expressed the belief that the displaced persons are living better in their temporary accommodations, supported by public funds and charitable contributions, than they were in their home communities.
Genrich and Maria first met in 1947 at a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany.
The treatment and rehabilitation costs of the victims, the inability to repatriate refugees and internally displaced persons, the economic disruption from unusable farm land, disruption of markets and slaughtering of livestock, and a wide variety of environmental problems associated with mined areas combine to add a staggering burden to many countries.
Pan Montib, the protest leader, said they will block the Tak-Mae Sot highway, the expected route to transport the dissidents from the Maneeloy holding center in Ratchaburi Province to Mae Sot's Ban Um-piam-mai camp for displaced persons Thursday.