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

Language
English
Pages
72pp
Date published
01 Dec 2012
Type
Research, reports and studies
Keywords
Children & young people, Gender, Health, Refugees/IDPs, Host Communities, Internal Displacement, Urban
Countries
Malaysia, Myanmar

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.