Sökning: "disaster area"

Visar resultat 6 - 10 av 39 uppsatser innehållade orden disaster area.

  1. 6. Climate change impacts on water resources of the Ganges : Suitable adaptation options for agriculture in the Indian-Himalayan region

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Författare :Hedvig Winther; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Climate change; water flows; Indian-Himalayan region; Ganges; adaptation; hydro-climatic modelling; stakeholder participatory methods; Klimatförändringar; vattenflöden; Indiska Himalaya; Ganges; anpassning; hydroklimatisk modellering; intressentdeltagande metoder;

    Sammanfattning : Climate change is affecting several environmental factors and together with socio-economic changes put high pressure on water resources. Climate change manifest itself through increasing temperatures and changes in precipitation patterns and intensities, with knock-on effects on hydrologically-relevant parameters such as water flows, evapotranspiration rates, glacial melt etcetera, all of which have already been observed in the recent past and are predicted to continue in the future. LÄS MER

  2. 7. Why do people live in high-risks areas? - A field study in Samar, Philippines.

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

    Författare :Samuel Gren; Simon Helander; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Risk; risk perception; disaster; hazard; vulnerability; DRR; typhoon; tsunami; earthquake; Philippines; Samar; DRR education; Plan International; SIDA; grounded theory; risk based land use planning.; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : The Philippines are constantly challenged by the forces of nature. Typhoons make landfall on a yearly basis, making the island of Samar a disaster-prone area. This qualitative field study examines the risk perception of inhabitants and why they do live in this high-risk area. LÄS MER

  3. 8. More than a trek: On the role of social capital disasters - An exploratory case study of trekking and adventure companies' efforts in the disaster response after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Agnes Johansson; Andreas Kölling; [2016-01-27]
    Nyckelord :Social Capital; Disaster Management; Disaster Response;

    Sammanfattning : Background and problem: The engagement by private sector in disaster response has been increasing throughout the years as well as the interest for social capital in disasters. However, the social capital and private sector engagement in disasters is an area of research which contains plenty of gaps. LÄS MER

  4. 9. Multi-criteria GIS analysis for school site selection in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Tajikistan

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Författare :Irshad Jamal; [2016]
    Nyckelord :multi-criteria decision analysis; Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis; GIS; school site selection; disaster risk reduction; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction The aim of this study is to determine the locations for school construction in two isolated mountainous communities in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) – Khorog and Porshnev towns. In recent decades, this region has become increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters. LÄS MER

  5. 10. SJUKSKÖTERSKANS BEREDSKAP FÖR ARBETE I KATASTROFOMRÅDEN

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle

    Författare :Marcus Svensson; Linnéa Thore; [2016]
    Nyckelord :Katastrofområde; Kunskapsbehov; Sjuksköterskors upplevelser; Teamarbete;

    Sammanfattning : Bakgrund: Idén till ämnesfördjupning under kandidatuppsatsen härrör från den grundutbildade sjuksköterskans upplevelser av arbete i katastrofområden. Sverige är historiskt lite drabbat av katastrofer och det är därför angeläget att undersöka vilka behov av kunskaper och färdigheter om sjuksköterskor som ämnar att arbeta i katastrofområden behöver. LÄS MER