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displaced person

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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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ADRA representative reviewed services and relief assistance provided by the Organization for the displaced people in al-Batenia camp estimated at 250 families.
As the security situation in some areas has improved over the past months, some internally displaced people are returning to burned down villages and are in urgent need of humanitarian support.
Benefactors have many ways to help and support the displaced people of Mosul by donating through the following: Barwa Bank account number QA39BRWA000000000200000007489, or by sending "HI" SMS (Vodafone and Ooredoo); donating QR 500 at number 92428, QR 100 at number 92642, and QR 50 at number 92632.
Jirga agreed to call another Grand Jirga including Commanded Mohmand Rifles, Security forces and Political administration, Political leadership and Tribal Elders of Mohmand Agency to ensure repatriation of displaced people.
In July 2015, The Big Heart Foundation donated Dhs1 million to support UNHCR's efforts in assisting these displaced people, following the rise in the number of Rohingyas leaving Myanmar because of violence and persecution.
Wide shot, buses carrying internally displaced people in to the protection of civilians site
According to the bulletin, local authorities have been unable to provide any food, so displaced people have relied mainly on foraging fruits and edible leaves in the area, also the area has not been cleared by demining operations, making foraging in the area potentially risky.
Bzeibez bridge, which connects Anbar to Baghdad, has remained closed for days, leaving thousands of displaced people stranded.
In a statement, the Alliance regarded such order as "good initiative and wise decision", expressing hopes for the return of the displaced people as quick as possible.
New York, July 11 ( ANI ): Human Rights Watch has said that Pakistan should take immediate steps to improve the healthcare needs of thousands of displaced people in violence-hit North Waziristan province.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government Sunday announced Ramazan package for internally displaced people from North Waziristan Agency under which each family would get Rs 8000.
SHABWA, May 26 (Saba)- The governor of Shabwa province Ahmed Ali Haj inaugurated on Monday the distribution of relief items provided by Yemeni Red Crescent to 170 displaced people from Mayfa'a District, who are currently residing in Ataq town.

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