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Migration and Home Affairs


A person subject to a migratory movement in which an element of coercion exists, including threats to life and livelihood, whether arising from natural or man-made causes (e.g. movements of refugees and internally displaced persons as well as people displaced by natural or environmental disasters, chemical or nuclear disasters, famine or development projects).


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  • BG: мигрант по принуда
  • CS: nucený migrant
  • DE: Zwangsmigrant
  • EL: no translation
  • EN: forced migrant
  • ES: migrante forzoso
  • ET: sundsisserändaja (no usual translation)
  • FI: pakkomuuttaja
  • FR: migrant forcé
  • GA: imirceach éigeantais
  • HR: prisilni migrant
  • HU: kényszermigráns
  • IT: migrante forzato
  • LT: priverstinis migrantas
  • LV: piespiedu migrants
  • MT: Migrant(a) kostrett(a) / sfurzat(a)
  • NL: gedwongen migrant
  • PL: migrant przymusowy
  • PT: migrante forçado
  • RO: migrant forţat
  • SK: nútený migrant
  • SL: prisilni migrant
  • SV: ofrivillig migrant
  • NO: tvungen migrant
  • KA: იძულებითი მიგრანტი
  • UK: вимушений мігрант
  • HY: հարկադիր միգրանտ

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