internally displaced person


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internally displaced person

Any person who has left their residence by reason of real or imagined danger but has not left the territory of their own country.
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Talking to mediapersons at Chitral Press Club, one Ali Mohammad, an internally displaced person from Muzhgol village, said that a doctor at the hospital advised diagnostic tests for his wife in the casualty ward, but refused to prescribe medicines for her.
September 28, 2017 (BENTIU) -- Internally displaced persons living within the United Nation protection of civilian sites in Bentiu have expressed disappointment over the continued insecurity situation in one of South Sudan largest civilians' protection camp in Unity State.
Yusuf Bashir has urged for reconciliation and accord among the various tribal groups in the region and urged the internally displaced persons to return to their villages and to work for restoring their agricultural and farming plots.
While the UNHCR seeks to care for the refugees in Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan and Kenya, the internally displaced persons in South Sudan rely on the insufficient efforts of United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations to meet their food and shelter needs.
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.
SOUNDBITE: MARGARET NYAMBURA, Internally displaced person, Tumaini Camp (swahili)
Hassan Saleh (Benue-APC) on the 'need to investigate the untoward activities going on in various Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Nigeria.
The sites are still sheltering more than 71,000 internally displaced persons, who receive relief kits, medical services and psychosocial support from IOM, and a variety of other services from other humanitarian partners.
The head of state noted that new townships, settlements for internally displaced persons will be built this year.
Presenting her first annual report as a mandate-holder to the 193-member Assembly's Third Committee - which deals with social, humanitarian and cultural matters - Cecilia Jimenez -Damary, the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, said internally displaced persons were increasingly being locked into protracted displacement for years or even decades.
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.