Search for dissertations about: "Emergency response"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 swedish dissertations containing the words Emergency response.

  1. 1. Secure emergency communications of emergency responders : a case study of Kemi municipality in Finland

    Author : Heidi Hartikainen; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emergency management; information security; emergency response; emergency communications; secure communications; Computer and Systems Science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Emergency response is highly time-critical and information dependent: every moment counts and organizations need to access various information that supports their decision making and informs them about the scale and location of the emergency, the damages, and the availability of human and physical resources. This kind information can originate from many different places and the situation can be stressful as there is a need to communicate quickly, reliably and accurately within their own organization, but also inter-organizationally. READ MORE

  2. 2. In case of emergency : Collaboration exercises at the boundaries between emergency service organizations

    Author : Annika Andersson; Berner Lindström; Eric Carlström; Hans Rystedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Exercise; Collaboration; Emergency preparedness; Emergency work; Police; Ambulance; Rescue service; Learning; Boundaries; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Work Integrated Learning; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : Due to the emergent and dynamic nature of incidents, the complexity of emergency work is often referred to as a challenge for learning. Another recurrent challenge in emergency work is that of collaboration at and across established organizational boundaries involving actors with specific types of expertise who are operating under different regulations and responsibilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing Information Technology for Emergency Response

    Author : Jonas Landgren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Emergency response; Sensemaking; Mobile technology; Ethnography; Design; Mobile technology;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to our understanding of information technology use in emergency response work and how information technology could be designed to provide support in emergency response work. The work domain of operative emergency response has been studied by extensive ethnographic fieldwork at several different fire and rescue services in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving disaster response evaluations : Supporting advances in disaster risk management through the enhancement of response evaluation usefulness

    Author : Ralf Josef Johanna Beerens; Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; crisis; disaster; emergency; disaster risk management DRM ; preparedness; exercise; simulation; response; performance; evaluation; usefullness; design; The Netherlands;

    Abstract : Future disasters or crises are difficult to predict and therefore hard to prepare for. However, while a specific event might not have happened, it can be simulated in an exercise. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fatal Residential Fires : Prevention and Response

    Author : Marcus Runefors; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Residential fires; Fatal fires; Fire services; Fire fatalities; Emergency services; Smoke alarms; Sprinkler system; Prevention; Response;

    Abstract : Fatal fires in residential occupancies show a decreasing trend over time, but are still responsible for takingapproximately 90 lives in Sweden each year. Much is known about the victims, but less is known about how thesedeaths can be prevented. READ MORE