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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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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.
According to preliminary reports, there have been five fatalities among the Internally Displaced Persons' (IDP) community and approximately 30 injured.
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.
SOUNDBITE (Nuer) Chaputab internally displaced person:
The army boss added: 'It has gone very successful, it's progressing very well and be rest assured that the operation 'Last Hold' will further consolidate on our achievements so far but we hope the internally displaced persons from that community will go back to their communities and pick up their lives again.
SOUNDBITE: MARGARET NYAMBURA, Internally displaced person, Tumaini Camp (swahili)
It was Al-Zaabi's first visit to Marawi City, where he also celebrated Eid'l Adha with the internally displaced persons who are staying in the transitory shelters in Barangay Sagonsongan.
The international community celebrated the World Refugee Day last Thursday as the numbers of refugees and internally displaced persons jumped to about 70.8 million, according to a report by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said Al-Otaibi.
According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia, World Refugee Day is particularly commemorated to acknowledge the difficulties faced by refugees forced to cross international borders as well as those who remain within their countries as internally displaced persons (IDPs).