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

Research Design meetings, October – November 2016

Throughout the months of October and November researchers from across the consortium have been hosted at both University College Dublin and Future Analytics Consulting to finalise the research designs of the five PRUV work packages.  Researchers have shared knowledge concerning the four test-bed cities, research approaches and ways of maximising the utility of the research [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:51:36+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Workshop meetings, Oct-Nov 2016

Meeting at Future Analytics Consulting, 3 November 2016   Pictured at Future Analytics Consulting (l-r): Ronan McDermott (Centre for Humanitarian Action, University College Dublin), Maria Rochford (Future Analytics Consulting), Desire Mpanje (Centre for Humanitarian Action, University College Dublin), Aoife Doyle (Future Analytics Consulting), Laura Hofmann (Ruhr University Bochum), Tombak Ahmad Al-Ayubbi (Yayasan Cipta Cara Padu), [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:51:37+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

PRUV Kick-start Seminar, May 2016

From 16th to 18th May 2016 the PRUV consortium held its kick-start seminar at University College Dublin. It brought together researchers from across the across consortium with the goal of priming the research. Day 1: Overview of Urban Contexts and Work Packages On day 1 the consortium was firstly briefed on the urban contexts in [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:51:37+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

World Conference on Humanitarian Studies, March 2016

As part of the collaborative development of PRUV’s research design a number of PRUV delegates held a panel session at the 4th bi-annual IHSA conference took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 5th to 8th March 2016. The papers presented related to each PRUV work package; social capital, protection, legal frameworks, comprehensive security and public [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:51:37+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments