Search for dissertations about: "disaster response"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words disaster response.

  1. 1. Disaster response for recovery : survivors experiences, and the use of disaster radio to promote health after natural disasters

    Author : Karin Hugelius; Annsofie Adolfsson; Mervyn Gifford; Per Örtenwall; Birgitta Wireklint Sundström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; natural disaster; disaster response; disaster health; recovery; resilience;

    Abstract : Disasters occur all over the world, and affect a rising number of people. The health effects of natural disasters depend on several factors present before, during, and after a disaster event. However, there is only limited knowledge of survivors experiences, needs, and health after natural disasters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Centralized Disaster Management Collaboration in Turkey

    Author : Helena Hermansson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Charles Parker; Annica Sandström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; 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. Improving capability assessments for disaster risk management

    Author : Hanna Lindbom; Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; disaster risk management DRM ; societal safety; capability assessment; response; decision-making; control;

    Abstract : There is an urgent need for society to find more effective ways to reduce the impact of disastrous events. One way is to proactively increase actors’ response capability. Capability assessments play an essential role in these disaster risk management efforts. READ MORE

  4. 4. A rational response to natural disasters? : Explaining the global rise of regional disaster risk management

    Author : Simon Hollis; Hertie School of Governance; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; World Society Theory; Comparative Regionalism; Disaster Risk Reduction; Neoliberal Institutionalism; Analytical Eclecticism;

    Abstract : Natural disasters pervade the certainty of social life. In a globalized world this truism increasingly calls for transnational solutions to prevent, prepare, and respond to these deadly disruptions. Regional Disaster Risk Management (DRM) has recently emerged to meet this concern. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preparedness and Safe Hospital : Medical Response to Disasters

    Author : Ahmad Reza Djalali; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Background: A disaster is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community. The number of disasters and affected people has increased during the past decades. “Hospitals safe from disasters” is emphasized by the Hyogo Framework Actions for 2005-2015. READ MORE