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  • noun Plural form of IDP.

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Examples

  • Public concern about the militants will not evaporate overnight, but the return of the IDPs is an important indicator of growing normalcy.

    Global Voices in English » Pakistan: Back Home And Starting A New Life

  • The future of many refugees in the IDPs is uncertain.

    Global Voices in English » Sri Lanka: Abuse, Disbelief And Bitterness Persist

  • It should be noted that the possibility of finding a solution for this protracted problem will be facilitated by the elimination of LTTE influence, since a number of these long term IDPs were Muslims driven out of the North of Sri Lanka by the LTTE nearly 20 years ago, with successive governments not seeking actively to solve this problem because of the implications for what were thought essential negotiations with the LTTE.

    Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka (MOD)

  • There are reports of many more internally displaced people, known as IDPs, seeking shelter with relatives or in the bush.

    Ivory Coast Conflict Displaces Nearly Two Million

  • Most of the victims were from conflict-hit families identified as IDPs, or internally displaced persons.

    Suspected Suicide Bomber Kills 45 in Pakistan

  • Most of the victims were from conflict-hit families identified as IDPs, or internally displaced persons.

    Suspected Suicide Bomber Kills 45 in Pakistan

  • ROBERTSON: Well, the real change here in Chad is they have a quarter of a million Darfur refugees, most came across the border 2003, 2004, 2005 but what's happened here in the past less than a year the number of internally displaced Chadians, they haven't crossed an international border, they're called IDPs, there are about 150,000 now.

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2007

  • ROBERTSON: Well, the real change here in Chad is they have a quarter of a million Darfur refugees, most came across the border 2003, 2004, 2005 but what's happened here in the past less than a year the number of internally displaced Chadians, they haven't crossed an international border, they're called IDPs, there are about 150,000 now.

    CNN Transcript Jun 16, 2007

  • The IDPs is a tool for involvement of citizens 'needs, desires, aspirations and co - operation in the municipal budgets, provincial and national plans.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Although the number of internally displaced people, known as IDPs, has increased from around 17 million in 1997 to 27.5 million last year, the report said the number of refugees - who flee to another country - has fluctuated between 13 million and 16 million during the same period.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

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