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Challenges of Reintegration for Returnees in Myanmar

  • Nwe Ni Win KyawEmail author
  • Ni Ni Win
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace book series (BRIEFSSECUR, volume 28)

Abstract

This chapter explores the various challenges of refugee and IDP reintegration in Myanmar, with a focus on security from armed conflict and land mines, access to livelihood opportunities, rights to citizenship, social welfare, and resource and land allocation. It discusses existing efforts by both government and non-state actors, and identifies gaps in policy and implementation. The authors argue that without a specific reintegration strategy backed by an adequate budget, displacement will continue to be a non-reality for Myanmar refugees and IDPs.

Keywords

Migrant Worker Armed Group Land Allocation Land Minis Poverty Incidence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chulalongkorn UniversityBangkokThailand

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