Building on the Community-Based Vulnerability Assessment (CBVA) conducted in January 2013 in Negril, the study site in Jamaica, a research team that comprised of lead researcher Dr. Luna Khirfan and six graduate and undergraduate students were situated in Negril for 10 days (May 30 – June 8, 2014). Part of PLAN 474-674 […]

CBVA Update: Negril, Jamaica

The Jamaica Community-Based Vulnerability Assessment (CBVA) research team conducted an interactive community feedback session in Negril on April 15, 2014, at the Negril Community Center. This session was a method of validating the previously collected and analyzed CBVA data to ensure the results that are perceived by the CBVA team are […]

CBVA Update: Negril, Jamaica

A team of five core researchers (Maliha Majeed, Donovan Campbell, Ashley Sprague, Steven Alexander, and Thalia Balkaran), under the supervision of Johanna Wandel and Derek Armitage, conducted a total of 154 interviews in Negril, Jamaica over the months of November and December 2012. The team immersed themselves within the community of […]

Conducting Interviews in Negril, Jamaica