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- abbr. integrated data processing
- abbr. international driving permit
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- internally displaced person
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- n. automatic data processing in which data acquisition and other stages or processing are integrated into a coherent system
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The term IDP, for example, refers to an "internally displaced person" - someone forced to leave his or her home who hasn't fled the country (those who cross international borders become refugees).
IDP is based at British Library, with centers built at China, Russia, Japan and German.
- Section: Imaging, Accessories, Peripherals, Displays Sony Ericsson is treating its loyal camera phone fans with the release of its first digital photo frame dubbed the IDP-100.
Some are named by street, zone or landmark, and others are simply numbered as "IDP" - internally displaced persons - camps.
The IDP is a clearer reflection of our responsibilities as a municipality and contains a more robust Spatial Development Framework.
Municipality Act 9 - 32 of 2000 Section 23 (i) says that the municipality must under take a developmental oriented planning referred to as IDP in the provision of housing.
These range from our approach to governance, which provide opportunities for participation in policy, legislation and implementation to the creation of statutory organs of people's participation such as IDP's SGB's, CPFs, ward committees and so forth.
Within a month, thanks to the goodwill of a family in Hinche, she moved out of the IDP camp and into a house.
We've heard this heart-wrenching sentiment numerous times across internally displaced persons IDP camps in Port-au-Prince.
This is necessary in IDP camps, but unsustainable as it creates a perverse incentive for people like those Meloed left behind to remain reliant on handouts for survival.