IDSUE monthly update, July 2015

IDSUE monthly update, July 2015

23 September 2015

Indicator development for the surveillance of urban emergencies (IDSUE) is an operational research initiative of Concern Worldwide, funded by USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. It aims to develop a monitoring framework for slow-onset urban emergencies, currently running in Nairobi’s informal settlements. 

IDSUE’s objectives are to identify key metrics and thresholds to fill the knowledge gap which inhibits humanitarians from effectively responding to emerging crises in urban areas.

Given the high levels of inequality within an urban informal settlement, results differ greatly across villages. The most vulnerable villages are selected for routine monitoring. These villages are likely to be where a crisis will emerge.

This fact sheet details results of monthly surveillance in each of the most vulnerable villages of Nairobi’s Korogocho, Mukuru and Viwandani informal settlements, compiled in July 2015.

Download the report at the link below to find out more about the ISDUE initiative in Kenya.

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Maureen walks home after selling cakes beside the street in Korogocho slum, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo taken by Crystal Wells/Concern  Worldwide.

IDSUE monthly update, July 2015

Learn more about Concern’s research initiative for the surveillance of urban emergencies.