Research at Global Health Section

Via the research themes below you can find an overview of research projects with participation from researchers at the Global Health Section.










Current research projects

  • Disaster Risk Creation in Urban Resettlement Processes

    In an ever changing global and urbanizing world and with high numbers of people living in slums/informal settlements, there has been a call by many governments to resettle urban slums in the light of extreme weather events and disasters such as urban floods. However, relocation and resettlement processes post-disasters been proven unsuccessful in the past as post-disaster resettlements have shown that resettled communities continue to be affected by flooding and other disasters. In this context, this project will investigate how resettlement of urban slums might create new disaster risks.

  • LINKS ‘Strengthening links between technologies and society for European disaster resilience’
    LINKS is a comprehensive study on disaster governance in Europe. The overall objective of LINKS is to strengthen links between technologies and society for improved European disaster resilience, by producing sustainable advanced learning on the use of SMCS in disasters.

  • Combating cholera caused by climate change in Bangladesh 
    Combating cholera caused by climate change (C5) is a multi-disciplinary study that examines the risk and effects of climate-induced cholera on water stress on household hygiene in Bangladesh and other climate change vulnerable low-income areas worldwide.

For more on Disaster Research, please visit the Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE) website.