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    MGNREGS in Odisha: the path

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA, 2014
    Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In Odisha, the Scheme has been a strong pillar of support for the rural area in their quest for livelihood security.
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    ‘Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Yesterday ’ Sahariya Tribals emerge from the shadows

    ActionAid International, 2014
    This edition in the series of Critical Stories of Change presents the story of Sahariya tribals categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). They reside in contiguous areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
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    Identifying livelihood promotion strategies for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups under NRLM

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    The National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), the flagship programme of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India (GoI), is keen to promote the development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) on a priority basis.
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    The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)

    The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947.
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    Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries

    Social Protection and Labor, World Bank, 2015
    The Pacific i sland countries (PICs) are some of the most exposed to frequent natural disasters and climate shocks, and their vulnerability is increasing due to mounting effects of climate change as well as demographic and economic forces. Natural disasters hit the poorest hardest and have long -term consequences for human development.
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    Increasing people’s resilience through social protection

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    Climate-related shocks and stresses are posing significant obstacles to poverty reduction.
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    Statistical profile of scheduled tribes in India 2013

    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, 2013
    The Government of India acknowledges the importance of a good database to deal with Scheduled Tribes’ affairs.This document contains information relating to some key characteristics pertaining to Scheduled Tribe population such as, trend analysis of their demographic profile, education, health, and employment status along with their proportions having basic amenities like, drinking water, elect
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    Tribal profile at a glance 2014

    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, 2014
    Statistical Profile of Scheduled Tribes.
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    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs

    The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic developmen
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    What is the association between absolute child poverty, poor governance, and natural disasters? A global comparison of some of the realities of climate change

    PLoS ONE, 2016
    The paper explores the degree to which exposure to natural disasters and poor governance (quality of governance) is associated with absolute child poverty in sixty-seven middle- and low-income countries. The data is representative for about 2.8 billion of the world ́s population. Institutionalist tend to argue that many of society’s ills, including poverty,