Refugee Camps in Azad Kashmir


Refugees
Camps

Ambore

Demishi

Kamsur

Camp

Persons

Families

Arrangements

MUZAFFARABAD
   Ambore 1229 216 Constructed houses and tents.
   Bararkot 1837 343 Tent village
   Kamsur 1017 165 Tent village
   Demishi 498 79 Tent village
   Hir Kotli 255 38 Constructed huts
   Karka 476 87 Constructed huts and tents
   Mamik Pian 500 87 Half constructed huts and half tents
   Athmuqam
   Kel
220 44 Constructed huts
   Hattian 570 121 Tent village
   Local 561 248 Living with local families
TOTAL FOR
MUZAFFARABAD
7163 1428




BAAGH
   Chatter No. 2 2013 410 Tent village
   Kahutta
   Plangi
1043 232 Living with local people
TOTAL FOR
BAAGH
3056 642




KOTLI
   Gulpur
   Kotli Solhwan
2121 416 Huts at Gulpur, tent village at Kotli Solwhan




RAWALAKOT
   Hajira
   Madarpur
100 14 Living with local people




GRAND TOTAL 12440 2500

Demishi refugee camp in Muzaffarabad

Facilities provided by AJK government:

  • Subsistence allowance Rs.23 per day for head of family
  • Subsistence allownace Rs.20 per day for other members of family
  • One-off grant Rs.600 per member of family up to a maximum of Rs.2000
  • Burial expenses Rs.1000
  • Tent accomodation for family
  • Supply of electricity, water and toilet facilities
  • Medical treatment
  • Exemption of all dues
  • Books and education for all refugee students
  • Scholarship Rs.100 per month for students of 6-10th class and those memorising the Holy Quran
  • Scholarship Rs.150 per month for all college and university students
  • Assistance or help from local NGOs


Kamsur refugee camp in Muzaffarabad

Details reproduced with the kind permission of Govt. of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Dept. of Rehabilitation, Muzaffarabad. Figures correct as of 31 January 1997.

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