Internal displacement in South Asia: the relevance of the UN's guiding principles
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.
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given additional compensation in the form of land available on concessionaire
rates. Under this policy 194,000 acres have been allotted to 17,481 eligible
displaced persons." However, Capital Development Authority (CDA) policies
The Land Acquisition Act, 1894 has been the de facto policy regarding
resettlement and compensation to the project- affected persons. It lays down
procedures for acquisition of private properties for public purposes and their
Rara National Park Based on his field enquiries in Chisapani in western Nepal,
Harka Gurung concludes that 331 households were affected and paid
compensation when the area around Rara lake in northwestern Nepal was
gazetted as a ...
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