In the past ten years, during the Russian invasion, five million refugeeshave scattered to Pakistan, Iran and other countries. After the Russianwithdrawal and a better political atmosphere, refugees will be returning totheir native land.A research paper is in process o be presented at the lAPS 11 InternationalConference, Julay 1990. Information is being gathered from refugees stillresiding in Pakistan and the results will be available for use by designers.An interview method, using questionnaires, will be used to determine peopleneeds socially, economically, and environmentally. Studies will investigatespace and physical requirements for the family traditional home economy;handicrafts, food preparation and products, housing poultry and animals,agricultural production and provisions for those handicapped by war inju-ries. Proposals will be made based on the findings of the study.