Search for dissertations about: "flood disaster thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words flood disaster thesis.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Bridging the floods - The role of social learning for resilience building in urban water services

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

    Author : Åse Johannessen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; urban water services; climate change; adaptation; urban transformation; transition; flood risk management; water resources management; disaster risk reduction; resilience; resilient cities;

    Abstract : The development of cities is increasingly threatened by a worldwide water crisis. Urban water services (including drinking water, sanitation and drainage) are facing complex and multiple pressures, which are becoming increasingly frequent and severe. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Framework for Evaluation of Flood Management Strategies

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Karin Hansson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : flood; decision; multi criteria; simulation; evaluation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : During the last decades, a great deal of attention has been focused on the financial risk management of natural disasters. The reason is that the economic losses from floods, windstorms, earthquakes and other disasters in both the developing and developed countries are escalating dramatically. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microsimulation Models for Disaster Policy Making

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Lisa Brouwers; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Microsimulation; Policy Making; Disaster Management;

    Abstract : Two executable simulation models for answering policy questions were designed and implemented. The first for a flood management case, and the second for a disease transmission case that is currently underway. The flood simulation model differs from earlier natural disaster simulation models in several respects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Flood Warnings in a Risk Management Context A Case of Swedish Municipalities

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Erik Persson; Karlstads universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early warning systems; floods; natural hazards; municipality; risk management; preparedness; disaster risk reduction.; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : As a result of the United Nations’ International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (1990-2000), and recent high profile disasters, disaster risk reduction has climbed high on the international political agenda. There has been a paradigm shift from reacting to disasters towards preparing for and mitigating effects of disasters. READ MORE