SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGES AND ECONOMIC LOSS DUE TO RIVER BANK EROSION-A STUDY ON THE DISPLACED PEOPLE OF MAJULI DSTRICT OF ASSAM
Keywords:River bank erosion, socio-economic impact, displacement, livelihood
River bank erosion creates socio-economic problems in Assam. The river bank erosion effects are social and economic aspects of the people. The riverbank erosion also affected in earning sources and creates some social problems such as health, education; housing etc.This leads the problem like displacement. The riverbank erosion has long term impact on livelihood and changes the livelihood pattern of people. Maximum displaced people need to change their inhabitant to nearby cities in search of jobs.
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