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What does BP stand for?

BP stands for Boat People (people escaping Vietnam by boat after 1975)

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Nabha said government information campaigns in the countries from which most boat people come--Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Sri Lanka and Pakistan--were having little impact.
Acute hunger and the rising cost of living could send a new wave of boat people from Haiti, where rising food prices set off deadly riots two weeks earlier and drove the prime minister from office, officials and analysts say, reports Reuters (April 24, 2008): The director for the country's national migration office, Jeanne Bernard Pierre, said since the food crisis, her agency has received more repatriated Haitian boat people in a week than it used to receive in a month or more.
ae Acute hunger and the rising cost of living could send a new wave of boat people from Haiti, where rising food prices set off deadly riots two weeks ago and drove the prime minister from office, officials and analysts say.