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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The road to Middle East peace starts with the resolution of the Palestinian involuntary displaced persons and not with what least harms the East European voluntary displaced persons of Avigdor Lieberman and his crowd.
Briefing newsmen about the meeting, Spokesperson former Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President described it is an auspicious occasion as the formal return of the displaced persons back to their homes has started today.
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Hassan Saleh (Benue-APC) on the 'need to investigate the untoward activities going on in the various Internally Displaced Persons IDPs camps in Nigeria.
This assistance is to contribute to return and resettlement of the displaced persons assumed to reach up to the thousands or tens of thousands.
The head of state noted that new townships, settlements for internally displaced persons will be built this year.
Demanding a meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades, protestors say around 500 displaced persons were approved as eligible to receive land from the state during the administration of former President Demetris Christofias.
New Delhi [India], November 25 ( ANI ): India has sent relief material for distribution amongst the displaced persons in Myanmar's restive Rakhine State.
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This has been stated in an annual report presented to the Assembly's Third Committee, by the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Cecilia Jimenez' Damary.
In a report released on Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) put the number of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Yemen at 1,980,510, adding that 84 percent of the IDPs had been out of their homes for over a year, presstv reported.