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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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According to Koukouma, some of the displaced persons have received letters outlining the land will be divided by December 2019 if no difficulties hinder the process and then they will be able to utilize the land and build on it.
Currently, the Episcopal Church compound is accommodating more than 4, 000 displaced persons who fled their homes last month after clashes between the cattle keepers and farmers in Jur River county.
An excerpt from a 1947 article in the New York Times on the early efforts of the Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons
For his part, Malik expressed his pleasure to work in Syria as a representative of UNHCR and emphasized willingness to continue cooperation and coordination with the Syrian government to provide aid to refugees and displaced persons in Syria.
United Nations Special Rapporteur Chaloka Beyani will be in an official visit in the country from July 21 to 31 to look if the human rights of internally displaced persons are met.
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.
The goods included food items like flour pulses oil salt and biscuits for the displaced persons
There is no a figure identifying the numbers of the displaced persons who fled to Hadramout province to date, he added.
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.
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.
In his address to the qualitative meeting Monday with the displaced persons in Abu Shoak Camp in North Darfur State, Sessi noted that what happened in Nyala could happen in other town in Darfur, unless situation is put under control .
The present research was designed to explore resilience, stress, anxiety and depression among internally displaced persons.