UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


The Resilient School Hubs

Front of middle school with kids playing
This project seeks to develop the field of resilient recovery to disasters, particularly in displaced communities. It simultaneously seeks to enhance the field of natural hazard preparedness. An interdisciplinary team of academics from the UK and Indonesia are co-developing an innovative intervention that targets psycho-social disaster support, hygiene and the safety of the physical environment, and which centres on schools as hubs for fostering community empowerment.

The Resilient School Hubs project is funded by the UKRI-ESRC. It is a collaborative project bringing together UCL’s EPICentre and colleagues in Indonesian universities: The University of Syiah Kuala and Tadulako University and the TDMRC are co-applicants on the study.

The project is divided into three work packages to organise efforts across disciplines: