displaced person


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displaced person

(dis″plāst′),

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One who leaves his or her home or homeland because of war, disease, famine, political conflicts, economic pressure, or persecution. Displacement increases the likelihood of malnutrition, detachment from family and social networks, and exposure to abuse and violence.
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Zardari said that the issue of rehabilitation of displaced persons was a huge challenge before the nation which should be met through the collective effort of the people, the government and the international community.
He said that well-to-do persons should also donate generously towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund and earn the blessings of Allah by helping displaced persons of North Waziristan in their hour of need.
He further said if affected tribesmen of Sipah tribe were not sent back to their homes like others it would be considered an incomplete repatriation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
He said the displaced persons would reside at Jalozai camp and Togh Sarae Camp until the repatriation process starts.
especially the documentary film that is currently being prepared and which is scheduled to publish the name of the United Nations, which reflects the reality of Kurdistan and the situation of refugees and displaced persons.
Khartoum, May 6 (SUNA) - The government of North Darfur State has announced the return of 95% of the displaced persons of localities of Kalamindo, Tewesha, Li'ait and Haskanita areas in North Darfur to their home areas, following the recent rebels attack.
November 10, 2013 (JUBA) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is in South Sudan to assess the plight of people displaced in the country.
Dubai: The largest UNHCR consignment of relief items for internally displaced Syrians had left Dubai for Syria on Friday, from the UNHCR's International Humanitarian City-based stockpile to help meet the needs of thousands of internally displaced persons in Syria.
NNA - Caretaker Justice Minister, Shakib Qortbawi, highlighted that "Lebanese jails are more than condensed, especially in Mount Lebanon region, due to an upside down turn of the scale of values in Lebanon and the high inflow of Syrian displaced persons into the country.
Most of the internally displaced persons in Damascus that qualify for the UNHCR cash assistance programme fled Adra, a city northeast of the Syrian capital.
GENEVA, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Disregard for international human rights and humanitarian law has led to a "severe internal displacement crisis in Syria, as the conflict intensifies," the UN Expert on the human rights of internally displaced persons said late on Thursday.
Activists have accused Sudanese security officials of harassing and arresting internally displaced persons in Darfur after they were seen talking with envoys from the UN Security Council, reported the pan-Arab daily AL QUDS AL ARABI online Friday.