Internal Displacement in South Asia

Internal Displacement in South Asia

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This book deals with the situation of internally displaced people - those who have been forcibly displaced by natural disasters or development projects. Each chapter is a case study authored by specialists from seven countries - India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Mayanmar and Afghanistan. The latter two countries have been included for their shared ethnic continuities with people of the neighbouring countries. The authors provide recommendations on how to minimize the insecurity of the displaced, as well as suggesting early warning systems as preventive measures to forestall displacement at the outset.Pilot Project are in the forefront in Karachi in taking up such issues as dislocation and making effective interventions at public and ... Apart from specific research on resettlement or displacement by the consultants, the research done by civil society ... generally disempowers women, just because women do not handle cash or for that matter have control over financial ... Being mostly in the informal sector and without much skill, and mainly involved in menial jobs, women do not haveanbsp;...

Title:Internal Displacement in South Asia
Author:Paula Banerjee, Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Samir Kumar Das
Publisher:SAGE Publications India - 2005-01-07


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