Mar
16

What War and Militancy Left Behind: Swat Valley Struggles Back To Its Feet

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Swat Valley is gradually recovering from the turmoil of the Taliban insurgency that displaced 2.3 million people from their homes in 2009. Nonetheless, the region’s efforts to get back on its feet are being hampered by inefficiency and cultural misunderstandings that have made it difficult for NGOs and other agencies to provide effective development aid.

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