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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Sumr BhaumiR India's northeast, sandwiched between China, Bhutan,
Bangladesh and Burma, is where India looks less and less India and more and
more like the highlands of Southeast Asia. This is where two of Asia's great
India's northeast is as ethnically diverse as the rest of the country. Of the 5,633
communities listed by the 'People of India' project sponsored by Anthropological
Survey of India in the last decade, 635 were categorized as tribals, of which 213 ...
Principle 28(2) would thus not be easy to accept in the context of northeast India
because allowing the displaced to plan and manage their return could easily
lead to more strife between battling ethnicities. And no sovereignty-conscious ...
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