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An analysis of the resettlement program: case study: dagon myothit and ayemyathaya myothitm

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Frame of Image POLICY
2001
Professor Ju-Ho, Lee
ABSTRACT AN ANALYSIS OF RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM (CASE STUDY: DAGON MYOTHIT AND AYEMYATHAYA MYOTHIT) By Thida Htoo
Urban development in Yangon (Capital of Myanmar) caused higher population density. Consequently, the government carried out a resettlement program by establishing new towns to relieve the problems, which arose due to the lower standard of living of urban residents and appearance of other socio-economics problems.
This study examines the two main patterns of resettlement, namely urban resettlement and rural resettlement. Dagon Myothit, located in Yangon Division, was chosen to be analyzed as urban resettlement and Ayemyathaya Myothit, situated in Oakpo Township in Bago Division, was chosen to be analyzed as rural resettlement.
The case study was based on a survey of 100 of plots from two blocks in Ayemyathaya Myothit chosen by the random sampling method and also 209 of plots from two blocks in Dagon Myothit (East) chosen in the above method.
The sample plots taken from 1996 modified ward peace and development council census data and used as a sample frame were chosen by random sampling method. The information received from the case study is analyzed by quantitative and qualitative approach.
The main findings of this study are that housing conditions were better only if the government could loan the necessary cost to settlers for construction, those without loans for construction of housing were in a worse condition. Regarding the elect


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Title An analysis of the resettlement program: case study: dagon myothit and ayemyathaya myothitm
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Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Htoo, Thida

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[Seoul]:KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2001
Pages 70
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < National Land Development
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management