Desire Mpanje (University College Dublin) completes course on the surveillance of non-communicable diseases at Gadjah Mada University

    Desire Mpanje (Centre for Humanitarian Action, University College Dublin) completed a course on the surveillance of non-communicable diseases at Gadjah Mada University in August 2017.  The course's quantitative research methods training will be of benefit to phase 1 of the PRUV project, a baseline survey in each of the three cities selected within the [...]

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Joint Jesuit Refugee Service-University of Deusto Dissemination Event

In May 2017 Fr Mauricio Moreno (Co-ordinator, Jesuit Refugee Service in Soacha) and Pablo Cortés Ferrández (University of Deusto) briefed students of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana on the history of and key issues relating to Altos de la Florida, an informal settlement in Soacha, Colombia. The students were engaged in a social immersion project in Altos [...]

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Training in Digital Data Collection at Jesuit Refugee Service (Latin America and the Caribbean)

On 9 October 2017 Dr Ronan McDermott (University College Dublin) provided training to Jesuit Refugee Service staff in Bogotá in the use of KoboToolbox and KoboCollect for digital data collection.  The training covered the creation of a survey form, the use of the form using an Android device as well as data management [...]

By | 2017-10-09T17:27:24+00:00 October 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

New PRUV Publication: International Law applicable to Urban Conflict and Disaster

Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal has recently published an article written as part of PRUV work package 3 concerning legal frameworks and urban resilience.  Authored by Ronan McDermott, Charlotte Luelf, Laura Hofmann and Pat Gibbons, the article provides an overview of the international legal framework governing urban crises arising from conflict, natural and technological disasters.  [...]

By | 2017-10-06T22:27:54+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

PRUV at University of Leeds Conference: “Law and the City: Shaping Resilience in Urban Crises”

Professor Hans-Joachim Heintze and Charlotte Lülf (Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV), Ruhr University Bochum) recently co-organised the panel “Law and the City: Shaping Resilience in Urban Crises“ with Dr. Danielle Chevalier from the University of Amsterdam at the RC21 Urban Researchers Network Conference “Rethinking Global Urban Justice” at the University of Leeds. The IFHV’s Laura [...]

By | 2017-10-06T16:29:56+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Published Report: The City: The Final Frontier for Humanitarian Action

Researchers from University of Deusto and Jesuit Refugee Service have recently published a report: “La ciudad: la última frontera para la acción humanitaria”.  The report (in Spanish) provides an overview of the urban informal settlement of Altos de la Florida located in Soacha, a peripheral city on the outskirts of Bogotá.  It analyses the contribution of [...]

By | 2017-10-06T16:11:13+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

PRUV Baseline Household Survey in Jakarta, Indonesia

The PRUV project has completed a survey in both Jakarta, Indonesia and Bogotá, Colombia during the months of August and September 2017. In Jakarta enumerators trained by Gadjah Mada University conducted the survey with over two hundred households in Rawa Badak and Lagoas in North Jakarta.  These areas are subject to land subsidence [...]

By | 2017-10-06T15:53:27+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

PRUV Baseline Household Survey in Bogotá, Colombia

The PRUV project has completed a survey in both Jakarta, Indonesia and Bogotá, Colombia during the months of August and September 2017. In Bogotá ten enumerators from Jesuit Refugee Service, in collaboration with Pablo Cortés Ferrandez (University of Deusto), Ronan McDermott and Desire Mpanje (University College Dublin), conducted the survey with over two [...]

By | 2017-10-06T15:48:32+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments