The displaced poor and resettlement policies in bangladesh.

  title={The displaced poor and resettlement policies in bangladesh.},
  author={M Q Zaman},
  volume={15 2},
Bangladesh is a land of natural disasters. Every year the country is affected by flood, riverbank erosion, drought, coastal cyclone and tornado. Riverbank erosion alone displaces an estimated one million people annually. Based on research carried out in Bangladesh in 1984-85, this paper critically examines resettlement options of the displaced poor in the light of existing policies for developing more effective short and long-term resettlement and development strategies. 

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