Search for dissertations about: "disaster"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the word disaster.

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Karin Hugelius; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : 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

    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

  3. 3. Watermarks Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Susann Ullberg; Försvarshögskolan.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Natural disaster; memory; vulnerability; resilience; adaptation; adaptability; Argentina; Santa Fe; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi; natural disaster; naturkatastrof; minne; sårbarhet; resiliens; anpassning; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; disaster;

    Abstract : The relationship between social experience and action in the context of recurrent disasters is often thought of in terms of adaptation. This study problematises this assumption from an anthropological perspective by analysing the memoryscape that mediates past experiences of disasters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disaster and recovery

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Lars Wahlström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Natural disaster; tsunami; mental health; psychological distress; posttraumatic stress; life threat; life change events; social support; crisis intervention; recovery;

    Abstract : Background: Most people who survive a disaster respond with psychological reactions, but only a minority suffer from lasting psychological problems. Despite evidence of the significance of specific exposures for impaired psychological health after disaster, the relative importance of single exposures remains unclarified. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shipping and disaster : a systems approach to rescue and survival at sea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Lars Skyttner; Stockholms universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sjöfart; Bärgningsväsen; Dykeriväsen;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE