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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Bautista said the task force and other government agencies are now using the database to ensure that support and interventions are only extended to legitimate displaced persons.
She added that the President of the Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, was passionate about alleviating the sufferings of the displaced persons in the region.
He said that government should provide food and all required facilities to the displaced persons in camps, especially the children as they were suffering from pneumonia and malnutrition.
The camp will be able to accommodate in its first phase 420 displaced persons, providing them with tents, blankets, sleeping rugs, water tanks and mobile clinics.
'This has increased the total number of displaced persons in BiH, whose housing has been provided with these funds to more than 3,000 families, or about 11,000 people.
Given this complex conundrum, "bold and ambitious" steps are needed, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, stressed.
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.
They revealed that foreign donor organizations had handed over non food items (NFI) to officials of FDMA in 2015 for displaced persons but they did not receive it despite their repatriation to hometowns.
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.
According to the report, 946,044 formerly displaced persons had returned to their homes, while 280,623 foreign refugees, mainly from Somalia and Ethiopia, were still in Yemen.