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Waterproofing Data | Engaging Stakeholders in Sustainable Flood Risk Governance for Urban Resilience

In partnership with Heidelberg University (Germany) and the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil)

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Creating Interfaces

Building capacity for integrated governance at the Food-Water-Energy-nexus in cities on the water. The Institute for Global Sustainable Development is partnering with a range of institutions for this project.

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Geo-spatial Mapping of Health Services in Slums

Part of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Improving Health in Slums, the Institute for Global Sustainable Development is contributing a work package on mapping health services in slums.

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Making Sense of Humanitarian Data

Working to improve urban development, health and wellbeing in low and middle-income countries by building common understanding amongst stakeholders about the challenges of data quality, geospatial methods and governance; and distilling best practices around humanitarian data to maximise impact towards the SDGs.

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investigate interdisciplinary methods and innovative approaches for collecting, curating and presenting distinct types of data to improve health, sanitation and resilience of disaster affected communities, with particular focus on flooding.