Sökning: "disaster area"

Visar resultat 6 - 10 av 93 uppsatser innehållade orden disaster area.

  1. 6. Evaluation of strategic stockpoints for UNFPA using a facility location mode

    M1-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Författare :Erik Hansson; Dayanand Sagar; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Humanitarian Logistics; Facility Location; UNFPA; Perishable Commodities; Pre-positioning; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : Distribution and warehousing networks of Humanitarian Organizations has proven to be an area where cost reductions and shortened lead times can be achieved. Humanitarian organizations have also started pre-positioning goods in anticipation of disasters as a way to improve their disaster preparedness. LÄS MER

  2. 7. Residents’ perception regarding household preparedness in areas prone to sudden natural hazards

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Författare :Christian Dahl; Emil Persson; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this case study was to investigate residents’ perception regarding household preparedness in areas prone to sudden natural hazards. The study was conducted in Namacu, Koro Island, Fiji. The main method for data collection was through semi-structured interviews and observations. LÄS MER

  3. 8. Do Managers Overreact to Nature Disaster Evidence from Earthquake Events

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Författare :Chengcheng Qu; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Cash holding; Managerial behavior; Heuristic bias; Earthquake;

    Sammanfattning : This paper investigates the availability heuristic which inflates manager's perception of liquidity risk attributing to earthquake strikes. Employing the financial reporting data of Chinese listed firms, I estimate a fixed-effect model of severe earthquake events and corporate cash holding as the proxy for a firm's self-insurance coverage. LÄS MER

  4. 9. ”Human uses carefully managed” : A critical discourse analysis of the Chagos Marine Protected Area

    Kandidat-uppsats, Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Författare :Axel Hallgren; [2018]
    Nyckelord :large-scale marine protected areas; political ecology; biopolitics; human-nature relationship; territorialization; critical discourse analysis; chagos marine protected area;

    Sammanfattning : The large marine protected area (MPA) declared in 2010 around the Chagos Archipelago, also known as the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), has led to a conflict in the thick of environmental protection, colonialism, sovereignty claims, and the human rights dispute of the Chagossian people that once were exiled from the islands in the 1970s. By applying a Foucauldian inspired critical discourse analysis, this study interprets and examines how the nature/human relationship was portrayed during and after the creation of the Chagos MPA. LÄS MER

  5. 10. Developing Data Extraction and Dynamic Data Visualization (Styling) Modules for Web GIS Risk Assessment System (WGRAS)

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

    Författare :Daniel Assefa; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Geographical Information Systems; GIS; Disaster Risk Management; web GIS; Volunteered Geographic Information VGI ; Map Visualization and styling; Geo-spatial data extraction; OpenStreetMap OSM ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Interactive web-GIS tools play an important role in determining disaster risk assessment which ultimately result in reduction of unexpected damages, cost and saves millions of lives. Disaster management practitioners largely benefited information at their disposal about location where possible incidents are eminent, anticipate the impact and project possible outcomes to help mitigate and organize proper response. LÄS MER