Internally Displaced Person

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A person who has been forced to leave his/her home or habitual residence as a result of or in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict, general violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who has not crossed an internationally recognised state border
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Providing internal refugees with water and food, however, could only be a first step, Bartsch noted.
Naturally, the Internal Refugee committees are conscious of the fears of the Jewish public and the Israeli establishment concerning their demands, and are aware that there is little hope of achieving a return to the pre-1948 situation.
1 million the largest concentration of internal refugees anywhere in Africa.
A punk anthem from one of the forefathers of Filipino punk scene, it depicts the plight of the internal refugees or bakwit.
The province houses tens of thousands of internal refugees who fled the fighting elsewhere in the country or were evacuated in ceasefire deals.
We have 4 million internal refugees because of that, and Turkey should help us with that.
These Palestinians were the sons and daughters of approximately 150,000 who remained in their original homes, or became internal refugees when their villages were among the 500 that were destroyed by Israel in 1948.
Old tenants therewith, urged juridical bodies to prosecute all those persons found at pains of threatening tenants with eviction into becoming internal refugees.
The flight of Iraqi Christians into Lebanon continues -- the families in this house arrived in Lebanon in early October after two months as internal refugees in the Kurdish capital of Irbil.
AU troops raped girls SOME African Union troops in Somalia sexually exploited or raped women and girls who are internal refugees, a new report by an international human rights group has alleged.
Beyond having been forced into a war of attrition, Israeli towns and settlements adjacent to the Gaza Strip have turned a majority of their residents into internal refugees.

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