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The Role of Community Engagement to Help Internal Displaced People in Amhara Region (Seminar Paper)

This seminar paper is about the role of community engagement to help the internal displaced people in Ethiopia specifically Amhara region. Community engagement is a process of working collaboratively with and through groups of people affiliated by geographic proximity, special interest, or similar situations to address issues affecting the wellbeing of those people. Internally displaced people (IDP) are those forced from their home by conflict or disaster but who seek safety in the same country rather than by crossing borders, meaning they are not technically refugees. The main purpose of the study was to assess the role of community engagement to help the homeless internal displaced people in Ethiopia specifically in Amhara Regional state in aspect of providing basic service, role related to coordinating the activity, providing training and personal development, in creating job opportunity and role related to recovery and rehabilitation of the internal people. Qualitative research approach was used in this study. The data was collected through structured interview question. the interview data was collected from Amhara National Regional State Disaster prevention and food coordination program office. The collected data was analyzed by thematic analysis and focus group discussion. Finally, the study finds and concludes that community engagements have the significant and vital roles to help the internal displaced people in every aspect more than the government.

Internal Displaced People, Homelessness, Community Engagement

APA Style

Yibeltal Yismaw Ayenew. (2023). The Role of Community Engagement to Help Internal Displaced People in Amhara Region (Seminar Paper). Social Sciences, 12(5), 237-245.

ACS Style

Yibeltal Yismaw Ayenew. The Role of Community Engagement to Help Internal Displaced People in Amhara Region (Seminar Paper). Soc. Sci. 2023, 12(5), 237-245. doi: 10.11648/

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Yibeltal Yismaw Ayenew. The Role of Community Engagement to Help Internal Displaced People in Amhara Region (Seminar Paper). Soc Sci. 2023;12(5):237-245. doi: 10.11648/

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