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repatriation

The transfer of a person to their country of origin. While the term could refer to any person regardless of their health status, repatriation is often a euphemism for the shipping of a body back to the person’s home country for burial.
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Oil and Gas exploration repatriation of profits surged by 97 percent, touching $156.
Profit repatriation on foreign portfolio investment declined to $170.
A new repatriation centre and memorial garden have been built at Brize Norton, where future ceremonies will be held.
Nearby RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire has been the official landing ground for repatriations since April 2007 when RAF Brize Norton was closed for runway repairs.
The town of Carterton will continue the tradition and has a purpose-built repatriation centre.
13) As this Note demonstrates, the legal requirements states must satisfy to mandate repatriation under the 1951 Refugee Convention are not clear, and confusion exists at the intersection of voluntary and mandated repatriation.
In conclusion, the resilience, bravery, and capability of African refugees to deal with their own voluntary repatriations without much assistance from the international community is laudable, and their desire to return home represents an acute optimistic indication towards durable solutions to the African refugee crisis.
While the implementation of a particular repatriation practice is an objective fact (i.
Decree 3289, passed in December 1933, authorized the use of government funds to cover the costs of the repatriations.
The Career Planning and Development Department spearheaded the effort to develop and implement a world-class repatriation process.
RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire will become the official landing ground for repatriations from Thursday.
Anne Bevis, the repatriation liaison officer for Wootton Bassett RBL, said: "The ceremony will bring closure to us, with the handing over to Brize Norton, it sort of ties it all up nicely and gives us closure, otherwise it is left high and dry.