Examples of evacuee in a Sentence
One hundred evacuees spent the night at a school during the storm.
evacuees by the thousands poured into the camps for displaced persons
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The program has housed about 1,700 Puerto Rican evacuees.
The lack of affordable housing for working families in Osceola was already considered a crisis, but the influx of hundreds of Puerto Rican evacuees following Hurricane Maria last year has prompted calls for emergency action.
In response, US District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin granted a temporary restraining order to stop the eviction of Puerto Rican evacuees nationwide.
The Red Cross has set up an evacuation center at Red Bluff Community Center for evacuees from both the Stoll Fire and the Lane Fire, according to a Red Cross press release.
The Sunshine State received about 150,000 Puerto Rican evacuees within just five months of last September's deadly Hurricane Maria, most of them settling in Central Florida's Orange County.
On Saturday, National Guard troops, police and firefighters ushered evacuees from homes on the eastern tip of the island, hours before lava cut off road access to the area, officials said.
Eight plaintiffs filed a class action alleging unlawful action by FEMA in Massachusetts, which has the highest number of evacuee families seeking federal help after Florida and Puerto Rico.
The national civil-rights group that filed a lawsuit seeking the restraining order said the end of the FEMA assistance would lead to Puerto Rican evacuees being evicted.
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EVACUEE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of evacuee for English Language Learners
: a person who has been removed from a dangerous place : a person who has been evacuated
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