Internally Displaced Person Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

internally displaced person

Term Source: JP 3-29 (Foreign Humanitarian Assistance) ?

1.) Any person who has been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their home or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of or in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who have not crossed an internationally recognized state border.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-29: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, updated January 2014 View source document

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