Towards a More Sustainable and Inclusive Compensation Plan for Orang Asli: Telom HEP, Pahang, Malaysia

Authors

  • Jamalunlaili Abdullah
  • Razmi Chik
  • Ahmad Shazrin Mohamed Azmi
  • Noraziah Abu Bakar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.195

Abstract

A hydroelectric project proposed by Tenaga Nasional Berhad in Telom, Pahang, Malaysia will inundate six Orang Asli villagers whose residents have relocated to a new resettlement. However, TNB still needs their agreements and provide fair and agreeable compensation. This paper analyzes the process associated with the exercise. It is a descriptive analysis of activities conducted in preparing the plans as well as principles and values considered in calculating the proposed compensation and resettlement. It is hoped that the more sensitive and inclusive approach can be emulated in future projects affecting Orang Asli and others affected by developments

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Orang Asli; compensation plan; resettlement plan; Telom Hydroelectric Project

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Published

2016-06-26

How to Cite

Abdullah, J., Chik, R., Mohamed Azmi, A. S., & Abu Bakar, N. (2016). Towards a More Sustainable and Inclusive Compensation Plan for Orang Asli: Telom HEP, Pahang, Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(1), 52-57. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.195

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