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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By Dan Lieberman Negotiators have continually debated the Middle East crisis without regarding the elephant in the room - the Palestinian displaced persons. Rather than being portrayed as victims, these dispossessed persons are often perceived as perpetrators, as if they caused their own ordeal and should shoulder the responsibility for their fate.
Principle 28 requires the government to help establish the conditions necessary to allow displaced persons to either return to their areas of residence or be resettled voluntarily.
According to Thailand's Foreign Ministry, there are about 102,000 displaced persons fleeing the Myanmar junta living in refugee camps in Thailand along the border with Myanmar.
Farouq said that the Commission was looking beyond supporting displaced persons with relief materials but lifting them out of their present challenges and rehabilitating them economically to be self-reliant.
"At that time, the focus of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees was to provide emergency assistance to the internally displaced persons together with the government of Azerbaijan.
Ahmed al-Zarkouchi, head of al-Saadiyya district, told NINA that the supreme committee supervising the displaced persons file gave the green light to the return of 190 displaced families to their liberated areas in Saadiyya area northeast of Baquba.

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