Economic effects of war against terror induced displacement on host communities in District Bannu, Pakistan

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Mohib Ullah
Shakeel Mahmood
Saddam Hussain
Noor Rehman


Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) are rightly defined as the people or group of people who have been forced to leave their homes or places due to several reasons. It is a type of migration. The displacement may be voluntary or it may be forced. It is a common notion in the world that IDPs is a huge problem for the countries experiencing it. They put a lot of impacts on the areas where they start living. The IDPs of District North Waziristan settled in down in District Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan during the 2014 military operation against war on terror. These IDPs put great economic impact on District Bannu. They have greatly impacted the business activities. The daily commodity business activities of the whole sale dealers decrease in the area. On a contrary, the daily commodity business of retailer dealers has been increased and a positive change has been recorded. The settling of IDPs has also impacted the land value in District Bannu and prices of land has been increased. Rent of shops and houses also increased. Overall, the settling of IDPs has impacted the economy of District Bannu and those business markets which has directly link with North Waziristan business markets were affected badly. IDPs creates issues for the host communities and it should be properly managed.

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Mohib Ullah, Shakeel Mahmood, Saddam Hussain, & Rehman, N. . . (2024). Economic effects of war against terror induced displacement on host communities in District Bannu, Pakistan . Advanced Land Management, 4(1), 38–47. Retrieved from


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