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  project name ~ Repatriation of the Internally Displaced Tribals

category ~ Relief and Rehabilitation




  Project Name


Repatriation of the Internally Displaced Tribals



ASDS - Agricultural and Social Development So..



Relief and Rehabilitation






Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved


Rs 3227000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Sonika Sethi


College Park









Relief and rehabilitation for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who have fled Chhattisgarh and settled in forests of Andhra Pradesh. The current project extends relief services to Palvancha mandal in Warangal district and provides for long term rehabilitation either through securing services in Andhra Pradesh or helping the people return safely to their native villages in Chhattisgarh and resuming their earlier livelihoods. This is a second phase of Project ID 619





As of May 2009, 200 IDPs have returned to their homes. Concerned citizens from Hyderabad, Kakinada and Khammam area have met them before and after their return





To provide relief services to IDPs in Khammam and Warangal districts. To empower people to make informed decisions about their long term rehabilitation. To facilitate civil society dialogue about the plight of IDPs. To train youth in organizing community, securing government services including NREGA employment, ICDS, schools, wells, rations, and health services. To help 1000 IDPs return to their native villages.



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