International Journal of Social Work and Human Services Practice(CEASE PUBLICATION) Vol. 2(2), pp. 40 - 47
DOI: 10.13189/ijrh.2014.020206
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Scourge of Internal Displacement of Afghan Refugees: Compromised Resiliency


Mussarat Jabeen 1,*, Venkat Pulla 2
1 Department of IR & Pol Science, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
2 Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Qld, Australia

ABSTRACT

Internal displacements stand out as a major human rights issue in South Asia. The governments in the region find it already hard to cope up with these crucial issues and simultaneously to deal with border security and internal social security issues. These Internally displaced people (IDPs) have lead despondent existence in their environments with restricted provisions and possessions at their disposal. Not having enough skills to compete with the local populations marks their sagas of coping with exploitation with compromised resiliency. Life does not cease but becomes vulnerable evidently letting the people to remain in abject poverty (Pulla, 2012). To address the destitution of IDPs, we argue that mitigation strategies with a human rights’ perspective are required and that such perspectives do not sit within the capacity of some of the South Asian countries particularly that of Afghanistan and its immediate neighbor Pakistan. The paper explores the causes, problems and opportunities suggesting options of reintegration and repatriation on their return for including them in the mainstream.

KEYWORDS
Displaced Persons, Camps, Violence, War, Military Troops, Rehabilitation, Security and Humanitarian Aid

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Mussarat Jabeen , Venkat Pulla , "Scourge of Internal Displacement of Afghan Refugees: Compromised Resiliency," International Journal of Social Work and Human Services Practice(CEASE PUBLICATION), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 40 - 47, 2014. DOI: 10.13189/ijrh.2014.020206.

(b). APA Format:
Mussarat Jabeen , Venkat Pulla (2014). Scourge of Internal Displacement of Afghan Refugees: Compromised Resiliency. International Journal of Social Work and Human Services Practice(CEASE PUBLICATION), 2(2), 40 - 47. DOI: 10.13189/ijrh.2014.020206.