TITLE

DISPLACEMENT IN EAST TIMOR

AUTHOR(S)
Koefner, Gottfried
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Refugee Survey Quarterly;2000, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
82421363

 

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