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Abstract                 Volume:6  Issue-1  Year-2018          Original Research Articles

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Problems of Disaster Displaced Communities
Right College of Nursing, Vanagaram, Chennai -600095, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author

Displacement is a pervasive social phenomenon and confronting situation on an unprecedented scale in the developing world. Their flight nevertheless does not bring an end to their problems. A long struggle for survival, settlement and return await the displaced at the places the land. Disaster induced displacement severely affects the physical psychological, socioeconomic and legal safety of people and should be systematically regarded as an indicator of potential vulnerability of civilian population. The needs and problems of the displaced community are to be assessed on regular basis and necessary humanitarian beneficiaries can be provided with legal safeguards and support the implementation of desirable solutions. A comprehensive psychosocial and mental health interventions which focus both on the individual within a family context and on strategies’ to promote well being of the family as a whole causing coping strategies at the family, community and societal levels. However  due to the urgency following displacement and partially due to pressure from the international community and humanitarian agencies, most countries have given more attention and resources to addressing the immediate needs of displaced persons in the first two phases of the cycle than to focusing on the long-term measures needed for ending displacement.

Keywords: Disaster Displaced Communities
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How to cite this article:

Vijayakumar S. 2018. Problems of Disaster Displaced Communities.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 6(1): 60-68
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2018.601.010