Migration and Home Affairs

displaced person

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Definition(s)

In the EU context, a third-country national or stateless person who has had to leave their country or region of origin, or has been evacuated, particularly in response to an appeal by international organisations, and is unable to return in safe and durable conditions because of the situation prevailing in that country, who may fall within the scope of Art. 1A of the Geneva Refugee Convention and Protocol or other international or national instruments giving international protection, in particular:
(i) a person who has fled areas of armed conflict or endemic violence;
(ii) a person at serious risk of, or who has been the victim of, systematic or generalised violations of their human rights.

Source(s)

Art. 2(c) of Council Directive 2001/55/EC (Temporary Protection Directive)

Translations

  • BG: разселено лице
  • CS: vysídlená osoba
  • DE: Vertriebener
  • EL: εκτοπισθείς
  • EN: displaced person
  • ES: población desplazada
  • ET: ümberasustatud isik
  • FI: siirtymään joutunut henkilö
  • FR: personne déplacée
  • GA: duine easáitithe
  • HU: lakóhelyét elhagyni kényszerült személy
  • IT: sfollato
  • LT: perkeltasis asmuo
  • LV: pārvietota persona
  • MT: Persuna sfollata / maqlugħa minn darha / li kellha tħalli darha
  • NL: ontheemde
  • PL: osoba przesiedlona
  • PT: deslocado
  • RO: persoană strămutată
  • SK: vysídlená osoba / vysídlenec (EU acquis); odídenec
  • SL: razseljena oseba
  • SV: fördriven person
  • NO: fordrevet person (b); fordriven person (n)

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