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displaced person

Definition/Scope: FM 1-02 (DOD) A civilian who is involuntarily outside the national boundaries of his or her country. [Note: the Army definition adds: “or as an internally displaced person is a civilian involuntarily outside his area or region within his country.”]



Used For:

DC
evacuee
IDP
stateless person

Acronym:

DP

Broader Terms:

Civil Military Operation
detained personnel

Related Terms:

asylum seeker
disaster response (foreign)
dislocated civilian
evacuee
Internally Displaced Person
migrant
refugee
stateless person
war victims


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