LIVELIHOOD SUSTAINABILITY AMONG ROHINGYA REFUGEES: A CASE STUDY IN TAMAN SENANGIN, SEBERANG PERAI, PENANG
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Keywords

refugee
sustainable livelihood
saving
income
expenditure
rohingya refugee

How to Cite

Salim, Y. (2019). LIVELIHOOD SUSTAINABILITY AMONG ROHINGYA REFUGEES: A CASE STUDY IN TAMAN SENANGIN, SEBERANG PERAI, PENANG. Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences, 4(2), 46-48. https://doi.org/10.31580/apss.v4i2.719

Abstract

A person’s livelihood implies as the means of securing the basic necessities of life, example food, water, shelter and clothing. A livelihood is sustainable only when they can address, recover, maintain or enhance their necessities, now and the future. However, Rohingya refugee is lack of official status in Malaysia and they have a limited access on a sustainable livelihood. This study aims to understand and determine whether the current household income able to create a sustainable livelihood. The sample was selected based on simple random sampling method for which the sampling frame are those refugees reside in Taman Senangin. The findings indicate majority of household expenditures increases while saving, were allocated only a small proportion of their remaining income. Hence, with the small proportion of saving, they are able to survive day-to-day life and are sustainable if the proportion of saving increased.

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