Search for dissertations about: "disaster risk management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words disaster risk management.

  1. 1. Grasping complexity: analysing risk for sustainable development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Per Becker; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; design; sustainable development; Development; risk; risk analysis; sustainability science; disaster; value; hazard; vulnerability; system; capability; human-environment systems; systems approach; design science.;

    Abstract : Sustainable development relies on our ability to make decisions today that will determine our tomorrow. Given that uncertainty is explicitly allowed to influence our view of what the future holds for us, most ex ante analyses of challenges for sustainable development can be viewed as analysing risk. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indivisible Wholes & Fragmented Realities : On the Aggregation of Disaster Risk Information

    University dissertation from Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Peter Månsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-08-28]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Societal Safety; Disaster risk management DRM ; Risk Governance; Multi-stakeholder; Risk and vulnerability assessment RVA ; Information management; Aggregation; Holistic; Societal Safety; Disaster risk management DRM ; Risk Governance; Multi-stakeholder; Risk and vulnerability assessment RVA ; Information management; Aggregation; Holistic;

    Abstract : Division of labor and trade have been prerequisites for the development of welfare societies. Ironically, this specialization has caused a fragmentation of the knowledge necessary to understand risks that may undermine societal safety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

    University dissertation from Housing Development & Management (HDM), Lund University

    Author : Christine Wamsler; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; poverty reduction; urban planning; vulnerability; adaptation; settlement development planning; development assistance; disaster; social housing; disaster risk management; prevention; mainstreaming; El Salvador; mitigation; risk accumulation; risk reduction;

    Abstract : The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in urban contexts: Integration and challenges

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Claudia Rivera; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mainstreaming; Nicaragua; risk governance; Sweden; urban planning; disaster risk reduction; disaster risk management; Climate change adaptation;

    Abstract : An increasing number of disasters continue to affect urban populations and housing infrastructure. The overwhelming majority of them have been caused by climate-related events. This situation has made the creation of synergies between climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk management (DRM) urgent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Centralized Disaster Management Collaboration in Turkey

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Hermansson; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; 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