Hope 
in 
the 
Face 
of 
Displacement 
and
 Rapid
 Urbanization

Authors: 
David Alejandro Schoeller-Diaz, Victoria-Alicia Lopez, Joh Joseph "Ian" Kelly IV
Published: 
Jun 2012

This 
study 
seeks 
to 
offer 
a 
practical 
examination 
of 
resilience 
in 
complex 
urban 
landscapes
 for
 the 
academic 
community 
and 
humanitarian 
actors 
at 
the 
local 
and
international 
levels.
 Distrito
 de
 Aguablanca
 (Cali,
 Colombia),
 a
 complex
 settlement
 area
 with
 some
 600,000
 residents,
 functions 
as 
a 
case 
study in 
human
 security 
and
resilience 
that 
can 
inform 
public
 policy
 and
 community
 level
 decision
 making
 in
 especially
 difficult
 humanitarian
 environments,
 with
 sociopolitical
 volatility,
 large
 populations
 of
 internally
 displaced
 persons, 
and 
high 
crime 
and 
violence 
rates.

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