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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In December last year, it sent heating fuel and gas cylinders to 9,347 displaced people in northern Syria.
He added that the step would put an end to attempts of trade and political bidding, made by some circles he did not name them , in issue of displacement and displaced people.
The number of forcibly displaced people rose by almost three million.
He said the displaced people would return to their homes from Bannu camp as soon as the roads leading to their villages open.
QC had launched "Save the People of Mosul" campaign to provide humanitarian relief for the displaced people of Mosul and established a fully quipped camp.
The UNHCR will also donate two thousand five hundred tents and ten thousand plastic sheets for the temporarily displaced people of these agencies.
Elders of the area Malik Baghi Khan Musakhel, Malik Subadar Khan, Malik Haji Manjoor Khogakhel, Malik Hazrat Ullah, Malik Syed Ullah, Malik Zarjan Jadobi and others informed authorizes from the difficulties with regards to war affected displaced people and rehabilitation package for IDPs, lack of facilities in getting NIC and Domiciles.
Approximately $82,000 will go towards helping displaced people in Iraq, with $68,000 given to assist Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.
Wide shot, internally displaced people sitting outside UNMISS Malakal on
During inspecting the distribution process in the villages of Ein al-Baida and Ein al-Wadi, Lattakia Governor Ibrahim Khudr al-Salem stressed that the Governorate is ready to provide every possible thing that would help in alleviating the suffering of the displaced people.
OCHA stressed the mission findings indicate that approximately 800 displaced people have arrived in Abyei since 11 June 2015, with more arrivals likely in the coming weeks, noting the majority of people displaced are women and children, with only a few elderly people and men.

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