Sökning: "disaster area"

Visar resultat 21 - 25 av 39 uppsatser innehållade orden disaster area.

  1. 21. Procurement policies in disaster relief : Analysis of sourcing practices applied by humanitarian organizations in the field of disaster response

    Master-uppsats, Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Författare :Karin Berger; Emmanouil Garyfalakis; [2013]
    Nyckelord :Humanitarian logistics; disaster relief; disaster response; sourcing; purchasing; procurement; humanitarian organization; NGO;

    Sammanfattning : Problem: Disasters cause massive destruction and their occurrence (even though declining since the last years) is still a topic of high actuality. To mitigate their negative impacts, in particular humanitarian organizations put a lot of effort into helping nations and people to recover from disasters by providing relief commodities. LÄS MER

  2. 22. Implementation of flood early warning systems in Mozambique - A stakeholder involved process?

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Patrik Klingeberg; [2012-01-05]
    Nyckelord :Flood early warning systems; Implementation; Disaster management; Stakeholder involvement;

    Sammanfattning : The interest in early warning systems, EWS, has intensified the latest decade since climatechange is predicted to make new hazards arise and known hazards emerge in new places.EWS for natural hazards can be used to support settlements to develop in relatively safe areasand to shed light on obstacles along the path of development. LÄS MER

  3. 23. Sjuksköterskors erfarenheter av humanitära insatser : En intervjustudie om sjuksköterskors kunskap och kompetens

    Kandidat-uppsats, Röda Korsets Högskola/Röda Korsets Högskola; Röda Korsets Högskola/Röda Korsets Högskola

    Författare :Anders Salomonsson; Jacob Burénius; [2012]
    Nyckelord :disaster; humanitarian operations; nurses’ knowledge and competence; leadership; katastrof; humanitära insatser; sjuksköterskors kunskap och kompetens; ledarskap;

    Sammanfattning : Bakgrund: Katastrofer kan vara orsakade av naturen eller av människan. Oavsett vad som orsakat katastrofen har sjuksköterskor en betydande roll i katastrofsjukvård och internationella humanitära insatser. Det är ett arbete som ställer höga krav på individens kompetens. LÄS MER

  4. 24. Analysing citizen’s adaptive capacity: – Individual adaptation strategies in Helsingborg, Sweden before, during and after the Advent Storm in 2011

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Författare :Joakim Lindblad; [2012]
    Nyckelord :Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Climate change is predicted to lead to an increase in the frequency and severity of climate extremes and variability (IPCC 2007). The result is an increase in climate-related disasters in a world where, even without climate change, the number of disasters is already on the rise (UNISDR 2010). LÄS MER

  5. 25. Sustainability and Health in Disaster Waste Management

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Författare :Ida Petäjävaara; [2012]
    Nyckelord :Life Cycle Sustainable Assessment; Waste Management Hierarchy; Emergency situations; Guidelines; Relief work; Hållbar Livscykelanalys; Avfallshierarki; Katastrofsituationer; Riktlinjer; Biståndsarbete;

    Sammanfattning : In order to see if, and how, future aid efforts can be improved and better contribute to a more sustainable and resilient society this essay is about how management of solid waste generated in emergency situations work and what effects the waste have on public health. This is investigated using information collected from secondary sources and interviews with three persons who have knowledge and experience in the subject. LÄS MER