Search for dissertations about: "disaster management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words disaster management.

  1. 1. Centralized Disaster Management Collaboration in Turkey

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Hermansson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Charles Parker; Annica Sandström; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collaboration; disaster management; collaborative disaster management; cross-sector collaboration; trust; power balance; legitimacy; integration; local knowledge; local actors; civil society; interdependence; pre-existing relations; political affiliation; natural disaster; disaster response; damage assessment; aid distribution; search and rescue; decentralization; central-local collaboration; political-administrative system; Turkey; Van; Erciş; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Following unprecedented earthquakes in 1999, highly centralized Turkey initiated reforms that aimed to improve disaster management collaboration and to empower local authorities. In 2011, two earthquakes hit the country anew affecting the city of Van and town of Erciş in Turkey’s southeast. READ MORE

  2. 2. Centralized Disaster Management Collaboration in Turkey

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Hermansson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Charles Parker; Annica Sandström; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collaboration; disaster management; collaborative disaster management; cross-sector collaboration; trust; power balance; legitimacy; integration; local knowledge; local actors; civil society; interdependence; pre-existing relations; political affiliation; natural disaster; disaster response; damage assessment; aid distribution; search and rescue; decentralization; central-local collaboration; political-administrative system; Turkey; Van; Erciş; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : Following unprecedented earthquakes in 1999, highly centralized Turkey initiated reforms that aimed to improve disaster management collaboration and to empower local authorities. In 2011, two earthquakes hit the country anew affecting the city of Van and town of Erciş in Turkey’s southeast. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability of Social Housing in the Urban Tropics: A Holistic Development Process for Bamboo-Based Construction

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Corinna Salzer; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainability assessment of buildings; Climate change mitigation and adaptation; Life Cycle Assessment; Philippines; Technology Development; Social housing; Disaster Risk Reduction; Bamboo;

    Abstract : This thesis is motivated by a tremendous need for more inclusive, sustainable and disaster resistant social housing in rapidly developing countries such as the Philippines. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda name the use of local raw materials as one area for action. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behind the Charts - Exploring Conditions for High Level Emergency Response Management in a Complex Environment

    University dissertation from Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety

    Author : Christian Uhr; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; krishantering; ledning; trust; social networkanalysis; complex adaptive systems; emergency response management; crisis management; emergency management; disaster management; respons; responssystem; ledningssystem; nätverk; förtroende;

    Abstract : The thesis uses, as a starting point for a discussion of emergency response management, the problem of gradual coordinated adaptation of management functions in relation to an event and its dynamics. Empirical observations and analyses carried out in the research project show that important problemsolving processes not included in, and sometimes diverging from, planning and preparations frequently occur. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disaster medicine- performance indicators, information support and documentation A study of an evaluation tool

    University dissertation from Institutionen för biomedicin och kirurgi

    Author : Anders Rüter; Thore Wikström; Maaret Castrén; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disaster medicine; performance indicators; evaluation; information system; documentation; staff skills; command and control; management; MEDICINE Surgery Anaesthetics and intensive care Diasaster medicine; MEDICIN Kirurgi Anestesiologi och intensivvård Katastrofmedicin;

    Abstract : The science of disaster medicine is more a descriptive than analytical type. Research, in most instances, has not employed quantitative methods and there is very sparse knowledge based on analytical statistics. One consequence of this is that similar mistakes are repeated over and over. Lessons that should be learned are merely observed. READ MORE