Sökning: "disaster area"

Visar resultat 11 - 15 av 93 uppsatser innehållade orden disaster area.

  1. 11. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Författare :Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Sammanfattning : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. LÄS MER

  2. 12. Media construction of suffering : Nepalese print media role in representing suffering of earthquake victims

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Författare :Chet Bahadur Bhujel; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Media and Communication; Media; spectator; suffering; proximity; distance; moral responsibility; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : In crisis, media plays an important role in connecting people, communicating information and assisting with potential new dimensions, designs and approach. Media representation holds key for ongoing rescue program and upcoming rebuilding program, especially in developing countries where no one knows when the real impact of disaster will come to an end. LÄS MER

  3. 13. A Room for Water

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Författare :Maria Margarita Rodriguez Angeles; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Floods; Urban Design; Sustainability; Flood Typologies; Water Management; Wetland; Park; Mexico; Arts and Architecture;

    Sammanfattning : Floods are the most frequent hazard that affects around 2.3 billion people each year. This natural disaster can occur in every continent and human activity has been contributing to the increasing adverse impacts of flood events. This urban design proposal explores the possibilities of creating a sustainable area that can work alongside floods. LÄS MER

  4. 14. Planning support for reducing risks related to flooding : A case study of flood response in Kista residential area and Igelbäcken stream, Sweden

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik (flyttat 20130630)

    Författare :Kajsa Lundgren; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Planning support; blue green solutions; hydrodynamic modelling; MIKE FLOOD; climate change adaption; land use change; Planeringsstöd; blå-gröna lösningar; hydrodynamiskmodellering; MIKE FLOOD; klimatanpassning; markanvändning;

    Sammanfattning : Flooding has been identified as the most widespread and most frequently occurring natural disaster by the United Nation. Sweden is no exception when it comes to being affected by flooding, and several major flood events have been seen in recent years. LÄS MER

  5. 15. The role of the private sector in preparing for humanitarian operations - A multiple-case study including DP-DHL, MasterCard and Cisco

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Författare :Amanda Hult; Lovisa Persson Segell; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Disaster; risk; DRR; preparedness; private sector; humanitarian system; humanitarian operations; case study; partnership; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : There are many actors included in the humanitarian system, such as NGOs, UN humanitarian agencies and governments. However, a gap in the humanitarian system can be identified where the traditional actors lack resources, which provides an opportunity for the private sector to be more involved, particularly in preparing for humanitarian operations. LÄS MER