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Preparedness and Resilience to address Urban Vulnerability

Objective

The challenge posed by urban vulnerability is immense and is being compounded by rapid unplanned urbanisation, climate change and resource pressures. While the realisation that there is a fundamental shift in the landscape of crises to cities is no longer contested, aid actors are nonetheless grappling with the complexities of adapting their approaches to the urban context. The Preparedness and Resilience to address Urban Vulnerability (PRUV) Consortium aims to inform the pressing need to reshape how humanitarian action and development aid is undertaken in urban areas to address the challenge posed by urban vulnerability.
Assembled within the PRUV Consortium is an exciting mix of actors with considerable experience and expertise in urban contexts that will transcend disciplines and sectors to frame a new resilience and preparedness paradigm to respond to urban challenges. It seeks to combine existing best practice with innovative thinking and technology to challenge current state of the art thinking in order to arrive at a novel approach with affected urban populations at the centre.
By combining legal, social, cultural, political and public health perspectives in a holistic manner, considerable purchase is added to the research around preparedness and resilience, which, while not new within the aid sector more generally, has not been focussed sufficiently on the urban context to date. The opportunities to carry out the research in test-bed sites in Africa, Asia and Latin America adds to the potentially broad utility and transferability of the findings globally.

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015
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Coordinator

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN
Address
Belfield
4 Dublin
Ireland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 360 000

Participants (6)

RUHR-UNIVERSITAET BOCHUM
Germany
EU contribution
€ 27 000
Address
Universitaetsstrasse 150
44801 Bochum
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT GRONINGEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 675 000
Address
Broerstraat 5
9712CP Groningen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DE LA IGLESIA DE DEUSTO ENTIDAD RELIGIOSA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 49 500
Address
Avenida De Las Universidades 24
48007 Bilbao
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FUTURE ANALYTICS CONSULTING LIMITED
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Fitzwilliam Square 23
D02 RV08 Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CONCERN WORLDWIDE LBG
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Lower Camden Street 52-55
2 Dublin
Activity type
Other
PLAN LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 18 000
Address
Dukes Court Block A Duke Street
GU21 5BH Woking
Activity type
Other

Partners (4)

GADJAH MADA UNIVERSITY
Indonesia
Address
Bulaksumur
55281 Yogyakarta
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Servicio Jesuita a Refugiados para América Latina y el Caribe
Colombia
Address
Carrera 25 Nro 39-79-La Soledad
110911 Bogota
Activity type
Other
YAYASAN CIPTA CARA PADU JAKARTA

Participation ended

Indonesia
Address
Jl Tebet Dalam Iv No 11
12810 Jakarta
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
Kenya
Address
University Way
00100 Nairobi
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments