Poverty, Health and Malnutrition: A Study on Dam Displaced Families of Jammu Region, Jammu and Kashmir

Authors

  • Sudesh Kumar Aryan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v14i3.19425

Keywords:

Dam, Displacement, People, Health, and Issues

Abstract

Background: Involuntary displacement may create psychological depression among affected people and result
in sickness, grief, and death. People are forcibly displaced and are bound to live in new atmosphere, new place
with new people, and changed norms and values which leads to the change in the entire socio-economic life of
displaced people.
Research Methods: The study was carried outamong displaced families in Pul Doda area of Jammu
region(June,2022). In the study purposive and snowball techniques was used with the help of semi -structured
interview schedule, focus group discussions and case study. The sample comprised of 60 displaced families in Pul
Doda region.
Result: The study found that over the period of time poverty, health and issue of malnutrition among the displaced
families had tremendously increased due to the lack of proper rehabilitation and resettlement plan.
Conclusion: It was clearly seen that majority of the displaced families are facing poverty, health and malnutrition
issues. They are forced to live under miserable conditions due to low economic status.

Author Biography

Sudesh Kumar Aryan

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, GD Goenka
University, Gurgaon Haryana

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Published

2023-06-21

How to Cite

Sudesh Kumar Aryan. (2023). Poverty, Health and Malnutrition: A Study on Dam Displaced Families of Jammu Region, Jammu and Kashmir. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 14(3), 331–33. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v14i3.19425