Its model successfully addresses a number of problems with stove adoption including prohibitively high upfront stove costs, consumer tendency to combine new and old cooking solutions, and lack of commercial viability of these enterprises. Ironically, some of these staff were former refugees who had contributed to the development of those very services.
More recently, discussions on the relationship of refugee relief and development assistance have been dominated by the concept of a continuum from relief to rehabilitation and development.
Increased construction activity results, but this is usually accompanied by increases in rent, benefiting those who are property owners, but adversely affecting the poor and those on fixed incomes, such as government officers.
The geographical concentration of the majority of losers ought to have meant that mitigation efforts should have been relatively straightforward. There are commonly complaints that refugees have added to security problems in general and crime rates, theft, murder etc.
This would reduce the feelings of discontent that seem to be felt by some of those "left behind" in national structures. This resulted in further employment opportunities for the artisans who were trained by the project.
Environmental impacts[ edit ] Mortality and burden of disease are not the only detrimental effects from utilizing inefficient energy technology such as the combustion of biomass. For example, refugees have introduced swamp land rice in Guinea, making use of previously vacant land and introducing new agricultural techniques.
Urban consumers, however, will be more severely affected, and anecdotal evidence exists to suggest that major dietary changes have taken place. Two years later, Ralph Bunchea UN official, negotiated an armistice to the resulting conflict. The presence of refugees also contributes to the creation of employment benefiting the local population, directly or indirectly.
Innovations in business models and the increased proliferation of microfinance institutions MFIs are addressing these issues — however, MFIs face challenges of scaling up. Refugees may have access to services such as education and health while local people do not, although UNHCR, as a matter of principle, strives to promote an integrated approach to human services which respect the local policies.
An economic stimulus may be generated by the presence of refugees and can lead to the opening and development of the host regions. Children also benefit from increased lighting for homework. In Malawi, a refugee influx which began inhad led, byto one million Mozambican refugees in the country, some 10 per cent of the national population.
Indeed, in local and national government in general, there has been a diversion of managerial and administrative resources away from normal activities to those associated with the relief programme. Because this stove was designed and adapted for local needs it produced several winning features.
The imbalance between the level of international support designed to meet refugee needs and the level of support designed to meet the needs of the host community, and the delay in actual provision of the latter, has caused tensions between local people and refugees in both Tanzania and Zaire.
The cultural affinity between Afghan refugees and their hosts, and the government's policy on refugee employment were recognized as a key factors in IGPRA's success and would be significant factors should replication be attempted in other countries.
This paper looks more closely at these impacts and reviews the varied success of the international community in response to them.
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