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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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Shettima, represented by his deputy, Alhaji Usman Durkwa, said the scope of Dangote's contributions covered many areas, including the provision of food, clothing, rehabilitation and resettlement of displaced persons.
The program envisions housing solutions for around 27,000 refugee and displaced persons households in four countries, or a total of 74,000 people.
The delayed procedure has left affected displaced persons with their hands tied as they are unable to do anything with the land.
"The war in Yemen, now in its third year, is exacting an unacceptably high toll on civilians, including on refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons," it added.
April 1, April 2017 (WAU) - The mayor of Wau municipal council, Mel Aleu has directed all humanitarian agencies operating in Wau town to suspend the distribution of food except water and medical facilities to displaced persons at the Episcopal Church compound.
DIKWA (TAP) - Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the city of Dikwa in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 70 people and wounding another 150.
The UNMISS Relief, Reintegration and Protection (RRP) Officer Norbert Niyodusenga says continued unrest across southern Unity State has driven more internally displaced persons into the state, and thousands are still arriving because of lack of food.
Mikdad discussed with Malik cooperation and coordination between Syria and UNHCR and agreed to strengthen the existing coordination between them to provide services to refugees and displaced persons due to terrorism.
Toyota-Indus Motor Company handed over a relief consignment of Rs 5 million to the National Disaster Management Authority for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) affected by the military operation in North Waziristan.
The committee has registered initially over 21,000 displaced persons, who reached Ataq, Haban and Rawdha districts, Saeed al-Marnum said, as chairing the committee meeting.
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.