Koefner, Gottfried
January 2000
Refugee Survey Quarterly;2000, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p77
Academic Journal
The article provides information on internal displacement induced by conflict in East Timor. Some 50,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) were under the care of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in East Timor before the August 30, 1999 consultation of the Indonesian government. It states that around 270,000 fled into West Timor, 250,000 stayed and the rest moved to other parts of Indonesia by the end of the violence.


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