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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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lt;p>Rasea told Saba, upon arrival, that Yemen reviewed, in the meeting, situations of the displaced people in the camps due to the rebellion of the Houthis in Saada governorate as well as efforts of the Yemeni government in supporting the displaced people, in addition to the displaced support plan for 2010 estimated at $177 million.
About the relief fund, he said he has set up Pakistan Muslim League fund for the displaced people and announced one million rupees for it so that could help the displaced people.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Information Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that the government will provide /25/ thousand shelter units to accommodate displaced people of Nineveh province.
lt;p>The cabinet also valued efforts of the popular relief convoys to support displaced people and units of army of security forces.
500 Million as supplementary Grant to the Government of NWFP in order to speed up relief activities for internally displaced people of NWFP.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri stressed, during a meeting with the Governor of Salahuddin Ahmed al-Jubouri, the need to provide the necessary requirements for the displaced people of Sharqat.
In its weekly meeting, the cabinet discussed a report presented by the minister of public health and population and deputy over current condition of displaced people who left their homes because of rebellion in some regions of Saada province and Harf Sufyan of Amran province.
PESHAWAR, June 02, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The smooth and uninterrupted supply of ration is continuing at the distribution points setup in the provincial capital for the displaced people of Swat, Buner and Dir Districts.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Iraqi Forces Coalition held the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Haider al-Abadi and Baghdad Operations Command, responsible for the terrorist attack on al-Salam camp for displaced people south of Baghdad, wounding four children.
lt;p>Upon the arrival of two UAE relief airplanes to Hodeidah airport, the RCA delegation head Saif al-Ka'abi made clear that the RCA loaded 70 tons of relief aid as the first shipment to the displaced people camps.
They took stock of various arrangements made to provide relief to the displaced people in camps and off camps.
The Statement by the Kirkuk Governor's media office said that Abadi met this evening in his official office Kaream and discussed with him the political and economic situation in Iraq and Kirkuk in particular, and liberation operations of Hawija and areas south and west of Kirkuk and the efforts exerted by the Administration of Kirkuk in relief to the displaced people and assistant Kirkuk along with preparations for the reception of displaced people from Hawija .

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