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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Wide shot, peacekeepers protecting the newly arrived internally displaced people in Malakal 12 of August 2015.
Meanwhile, OCHA quoted the government's Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) and local authorities in Central Darfur as saying that the humanitarian situation of displaced people in North Jebel Marra's Fanga Suk, Abunga and Niscam villages as well as in Rokoro town is dire.
Displaced people already in Baghdad have faced harassment, as many locals blame waves of refugees for providing cover for militants to enter the province.
Kine said that the displaced people needed support and not useless delays.
Several children have lost their lives due to lack of medical facilities in some camps set for these displaced people.
As of June 15, the total number of displaced people in Iraq reached about 500,000, according to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq.
Meanwhile, the governor listened to an explanation on procedures and steps to register, harbor and provide relief items to about 21 thousand displaced people, who have fled from their homes to a number of districts in Shabwa and Hadramout provinces due to the military confrontations with al-Qaeda militants in the province.
s gratitude to the Kurdistan Regional Government for the assistance it has provided to the refugees and internally displaced people.
5,500 displaced people to receive food assistance in Jonglei About 4,000 Congolese refugees cross into South Sudan 20,457 returnees stranded in Renk
During chairing a meeting with the regional and international humanitarian relief organizations, Mohammed al-Sa'adi stressed the importance of coordinating efforts between the government and the humanitarian relief organizations to begin providing relief services to alleviate the suffering of Abyan's displaced people.
MULTAN, August 06, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Pakistan Army has appealed to local people and philanthropists to donate for the internally displaced people of FATA.
UNHCR has diverted 10,000 plastic tarpaulins to Dadu from Sukkur, to provide shelter to thousands of newly displaced people.

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