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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Abuja, March 14, 2018 (NAN) The House of Representative on Wednesday vowed to unravel alleged rampant cases of raping across Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the country.
This assistance is to contribute to return and resettlement of the displaced persons assumed to reach up to the thousands or tens of thousands.
Chairwoman of the House refugee committee and Akel MP Skevi Koukouma said 705 pieces of land were given to displaced persons between 2011 and 2012 but the procedure to divide them into specific plots never began.
for distribution amongst the displaced persons in Rakhine State, External Affairs Ministry (EAM) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
The UN expert urged governments to do more to protect the displaced persons.
The UNHCR said it "remains deeply concerned by the significant impact the escalating hostilities are having on the protection of civilians and on the increase of newly displaced persons.
Aleu was speaking at a meeting of representatives of all aid agencies said food distribution be temporarily halted until the repatriation of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) to the new proposed site is accomplished.
Addressing participants, APA Muhammad Arif Khan formally announced that the registration process of displaced persons would start on 8th September and similarly 2235 families of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Zaoddin clan of Zakha Khel will return homes by 12th September.
According to military authorities, the bombers were teenage girls who had sneaked into the Dikwa camp disguised as displaced persons.
While war still raged in Europe and the Pacific, America got ready to help the displaced persons (or DPs, as they came to be known).
Wide shot, new internally displaced persons arriving
Mikdad discussed with Malik cooperation and coordination between Syria and UNHCR and agreed to strengthen the existing coordination between them to provide services to refugees and displaced persons due to terrorism.