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Descriptor in English: Refugees
Descriptor in Spanish: Refugiados
Descriptor in Portuguese: Refugiados
Descriptor in French: Réfugiés
Entry term(s): Asylum Seeker
Asylum Seeker, Political
Asylum Seekers
Asylum Seekers, Political
Displaced Person
Displaced Person, Internally
Displaced Persons
Displaced Persons, Internally
Internally Displaced Person
Internally Displaced Persons
Person, Displaced
Persons, Displaced
Political Asylum Seeker
Political Asylum Seekers
Political Refugee
Political Refugees
Refugee
Refugee, Political
Refugees, Political
Seeker, Asylum
Seekers, Asylum
Seekers, Political Asylum
Tree number(s): M01.755
SP3.001.004.090
SP3.066.147.113.094
SP8.946.117.244.341
Scope note: Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger, persecution, or economic distress in their own country or habitual residence.
Annotation: specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
See also the descriptors: Right to seek Asylum DeCS
DeCS UI: 12458
Descriptor UI: D012036
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/03/04
Refugees - Preferred
Concept UI M0018710
Scope note Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger, persecution, or economic distress in their own country or habitual residence.
Preferred term Refugees
Entry term(s) Asylum Seeker
Asylum Seeker, Political
Asylum Seekers
Asylum Seekers, Political
Political Asylum Seeker
Political Asylum Seekers
Political Refugee
Political Refugees
Refugee
Refugee, Political
Refugees, Political
Seeker, Asylum
Seekers, Asylum
Seekers, Political Asylum
Displaced Persons - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000645270
Preferred term Displaced Persons
Entry term(s) Displaced Person
Displaced Person, Internally
Displaced Persons, Internally
Internally Displaced Person
Internally Displaced Persons
Person, Displaced
Persons, Displaced



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