displaced person


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displaced person

n.
One who has been driven from one's homeland or place of residence by war, internal upheaval, or natural disaster.

displaced person

n
(Social Welfare) a person forced from his or her home or country, esp by war or revolution. Abbreviation: DP

displaced′ per′son


n.
a person driven or expelled from his or her homeland by war, famine, tyranny, etc. Abbr.: DP, D.P.
[1940–45]

displaced person

A civilian who is involuntarily outside the national boundaries of his or her country. See also evacuee; refugee.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.displaced person - a person forced to flee from home or country
refugee - an exile who flees for safety
Translations
مُرَحَّل، مُشَرَّد عَن وَطَنِهِ
vysídlenec
fordrevet menneske
hontalan személy
uppflosnaîur maîur; flóttamaîur
vysídlenec

displaced person

[dɪsˈpleɪsdˈpɜːsn] n (Pol) → profugo/a

displace

(disˈpleis) verb
1. to disarrange or put out of place.
2. to take the place of. The dog had displaced her doll in the little girl's affections.
disˈplacement noun
displaced person
a person forced to leave his own country as a result of war etc.
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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.
Immediately following the invasion, the Council of Ministers of Cyprus approved the introduction of a scheme for war victims and persons displaced from areas occupied by the Turkish armed forces, according to which displaced persons were entitled to refugee cards.
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The treatment and rehabilitation costs of the victims, the inability to repatriate refugees and internally displaced persons, the economic disruption from unusable farm land, disruption of markets and slaughtering of livestock, and a wide variety of environmental problems associated with mined areas combine to add a staggering burden to many countries.
The President said that the beginning of the return journey of the displaced person marked the beginning of the end of one phase; and the start of another.
PESHAWAR -- Leaders of JamaateIslami, FATA chapter on Tuesday said the government and departments concerned had left the displaced persons of Bara Khyber Agency on the mercy of Allah Almighty and their miseries were increasing day to day.
SOUNDBITE: MARGARET NYAMBURA, Internally displaced person, Tumaini Camp (swahili)
The key issue of the meeting was to discuss the situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine and ensure their immediate needs.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that provincial government has started provision of financial assistance to the displaced persons of North Waziristan and seven thousand rupees are being given to each displaced family.
The health minister said that the government has allocated funds for free medical aid for the displaced person but because of the bad management of the hospital the IDPs\' are taking medicines from the medical stores.
BANNU -- Commissioner Bannu Syed Mohsin Ali has said that 572,200 internally displaced persons have so far been registered at Bannu camp.