The Impact of Redevelopment towards Physical and Socioeconomy of Orang Asli in Ulu Kuang Village, Rawang

Authors

  • Jamalunlaili Abdullah
  • Muhammad Azri Alwi
  • Che Bon Ahmad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i5.684

Abstract

This study was conducted at Orang Asli settlement in Ulu Kuang Village, Rawang in order to evaluate the impacts of the redevelopment of the settlement towards its physical and socio-economic conditions. 73 out of 92 households were interviewed during the study period. Descriptive, comparative analysis and socioeconomic analyses were conducted. It was found that generally the Orang Asli were satisfied with their physical and socio-economic conditions after the redevelopment, although a few problems remain. Some improvements such as the provision of water tank and waste disposal collecting service, as well as income generation and human development programmes are offered.

Keywords: Redevelopment; Orang Asli (aborigines); Socio-economic impacts; physical impacts

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). 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.

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Published

2017-03-18

How to Cite

Abdullah, J., Alwi, M. A., & Ahmad, C. B. (2017). The Impact of Redevelopment towards Physical and Socioeconomy of Orang Asli in Ulu Kuang Village, Rawang. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 71-78. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i5.684

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Section

Community Environment / Social Psychology

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