Search for dissertations about: "natural disaster thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words natural disaster thesis.

  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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Geographical Distribution of Disasters Caused by Natural Hazards in Data-scarce Areas Methodological exploration on the Samala River catchment, Guatemala

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Agnes Jane Soto Gómez; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; natural disasters; Guatemala; data-scarce areas; natural disaster science methods; natural disaster maps; Earth Science with specialization in Physical Geography; Geovetenskap med inriktning mot naturgeografi;

    Abstract : An increasing trend in both the number of disasters and affected people has been observed, especially during the second half of the 20th century. The physical, economic and social impact that natural hazards have had on a global scale has prompted an increasing interest of governments, international institutions and the academia. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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