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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Until the combatants lay down their arms and begin a process that will result in a viable government that engages in national reconciliation, the international community needs to provide additional funding for organizations such as the UNHCR, the World Food Program, and non-governmental groups to assist those internally displaced persons and refugees who have been caught in the middle of the fighting.
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.
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Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has delivered food aid for the benefit of 30,000 internally displaced persons in the governorates of Nineveh and Erbil in Iraq.
The African continent is home to more than a third of the world's forcibly displaced people, including 6.3 million refugees and 14.5 million internally displaced persons, according to an African Union report released on Friday.
It also proposes concrete activities to strengthen the participation of internally displaced persons in decisions concerning them, and expand national laws and policies on internal displacement as well as actions to improve data collection and analysis on displacements globally.
At the Ja Mai Kawng camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State, DVB's 'Doh Pyay Doh Myay' team found football-inspired hope amid hardship.
UNITED NATIONS -- The number of internally displaced persons had doubled to 40.3 million since 2000, and in many cases they had been forced to flee their homes by conflict and violence, a United Nations expert has told a U.N.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has been informed that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has doubled since 2000, most of whom have been forced to flee their homes by conflict and violence.
In a report released on Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) put the number of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Yemen at 1,980,510, adding that 84 percent of the IDPs had been out of their homes for over a year, presstv reported.

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