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In Search of Survival and Sanctuary in the City. Refugees from Myanmar / Burma in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Children & young people, Gender, Health, Host Communities, Internal Displacement, Refugees/IDPs, Urban
Countries:Malaysia, Myanmar
Agency:IRC - International Rescue Committee
Date published:December 2012

This study finds that there are a range of unmet needs impacting the lives and ability of refugees from Myanmar to survive in Kuala Lumpur. The data indicate that refugees from Burma3 continue to face substantial and constant protection abuses from a range of actors. They are economically struggling to meet their most basic of needs. refugees from Myanmar have access to few resources and little recourse from abuses. Based on the study findings, the recommendations focus on five key areas: Protection, Refugee Community Development, Li, and Children and Youth.

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