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Synonyms for refugee

Synonyms for refugee

one who flees, as from home, confinement, captivity, or justice

Words related to refugee

an exile who flees for safety

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Despite the gap, the Turkana hosts benefit immensely from the refugee presence; they rely on refugees as customers for their meat, firewood, and charcoal and are sometimes offered work with relief organisations.
Although the cabinet stated "Pakistan's economy has carried the burden of hosting Afghan refugees for a long time and in the present circumstances cannot sustain it further," many believe the decision was taken because of tensions between Pakistan and the US, and Pakistan's concerns that militants may use refugee camps to evade capture.
The refugees commissioner noted that the returning procedures were completed with coordination with the UN refugees higher commission, the refugees commission and the relevant bodies, adding that the returning procedures have started in 12 th of current month in Membari camp in CAR via aviation where 45 refugees arrived in the operation's first day, pointing out that 270 refugees have arrived Nyala airport and they will be transported to Dafa'ag area in Radoum locality in South Darfour state, indicating preparation of all the basic services for their reception, stressing continuation of daily flights for a month.
Taekwondo has brought immeasurable benefits to many children and young refugees and is an economical and sustainable sport that has an important impact on the well-being of refugee communities," Grandi responded.
In 2015, the EU's 27 member states received 942,400 refugee claims.
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the world is currently facing the worst refugee crisis since World War II, with more than 65 million people having been forcibly displaced from their homes worldwide.
Representatives from the Jordanian government, SAP and the United Nations celebrate the closure of the second Refugee Code Week
Though different parts of the world have experienced and shared the pain of losing their populations into refugee camps and welcoming refugees in millions, yet, the current refugee crisis is arguably the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.
Weiner's (1992-1993) work in addition to Kunz's work can help us a lot to understand the motivations and the desires which can become a cause for a citizen to become a refugee.
The percentage of refugee households living in a rented accommodation reached 10.
UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) June 6, 2017 Where are Syrian refugees going?
Refugees will continue to be resettled in Texas only after extensive screenings are conducted by the State Department and Department of Homeland Security," a spokesman for the Office of Refugee Resettlement said.
GENEVA: Fewer than half of the world's some six million refugee children are in school, making them five times less likely to get an education than the global average, the UN warned Thursday.
Ontario is also establishing a Special Advisory Table on Refugees to provide executive leadership, strategic guidance, sector collaboration and information-sharing on issues concerning refugee arrival and integration in Ontario.
For them, the Syrian refugee issue represents a perfect storm of threats.