refugee


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Synonyms for refugee

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

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an exile who flees for safety

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Only 63 per cent of refugee children go to primary school, compared to 91 percent globally.
He said that 2019 marks the 40th year of the Afghan refugee hosting by Pakistan, as well as the 10th anniversary of the RAHA programme.
Panian camp is situated since 1980s and around 65,000 Afghan refugees live here.
They show what can be achieved, against all odds, through resilience, determination and dedication to what you love.' Coming from Afghanistan, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Islamic Republic of Iran, South Sudan, Sudan and Syria, the Refugee Scholarship-Holders are competing in athletics, badminton, boxing, judo, karate, swimming, taekwondo and weightlifting.
He said Pakistan was proud of its historic role and contribution in shaping the normative and legal regime for protection of refugees.
The socio-economic conditions of the Jordan's Palestinian refugee camps study 2011, which was prepared by FAFO showed that 40% of the individuals in the Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan aged under 15 years old, while the percentage of the elderly (65 years and above) was about 4%, and the average of household size was 5.1 individuals.
There are several examples of countries that have developed successful refugee integration systems that allow refugees to work.
Till now some 25,000 of Afghan refugees have been graduated in Iran and should be called by the Afghan government to serve their homeland, Zolfaqari said on Monday, in Pakistani capital city of Islamabad, on the sidelines of the quadrilateral talks on repatriation of Afghan Refugees between Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
On February 12, Kenyan authorities, citing security concerns, sent a note to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees about plans to close Dadaab refugee camp.
Specially Elected MP, Mr Mephato Reatile had asked the minister to state the number of refugees from Dukwi who had been integrated to participate and contribute to the mainstream economy of Botswana as per the Refugee Convention Number 51 of 1951; Article 17, which states that refugees shall be afforded the right to gainful employment.
There are countries in Southern Europe that are not in a position to meet the needs of the ever increasing number of refugees. Various organizations operating in Europe are trying to offer refugees food and shelter so that they are able to meet their daily needs.
Precisely, a child, as defined by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child is "a person below the age of 18, unless the laws of a particular country set the legal age for adulthood younger".8 More specifically, a 'child refugee' is an "unaccompanied person under the age of eighteen who is separated from both parents and is not being cared for by an adult, who by law or custom has responsibility to do so".9 As such, 'child refugees' need to be dealt with under the guiding principles of special care and attention as distinguished from other asylum seekers, refugee claimants or migrants - economic or otherwise.
He was arrested on arrival in Juba and sentenced to death by hanging only to be saved by international pressure.Kenya also ratified the African Union Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa in 1993.
The UN's High Commissioner for Refugees was given the task of developing and proposing new global compact on refugees in consultation with States and other stakeholders, based on the comprehensive refugee response framework set out in the New York Declaration.