Essays about: "Community based disaster risk management"

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  1. 1. Adaptive Forest Policy : The Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction through Nature-Based Solutions in Swedish and Scottish Forest Policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Julia Magnusson; [2021]
    Keywords : Forest Ecosystem Services; Forest Biodiversity; Nature Conservation; Policy Analysis; Scotland; Sustainable Development; Sweden;

    Abstract : Climate change may cause significant changes to our relationship with nature, triggering large impacts on ecosystems and the societies dependent on their ecosystem services. Forests are seen as a mitigating solution for their abilities to store carbon, provide forest products, enhance biodiversity along with other forest ecosystem services (FES). READ MORE

  2. 2. School-based disaster preparedness: a route to societal resilience? The case study of Ljungby municipality, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Andra Covaciu; [2020]
    Keywords : disaster risk management DRM ; school-based disaster preparedness SBDP ; climate change adaptation CCA ; societal resilience; students-aimed SBDP; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Children are valuable resources when it comes to disaster preparedness and they should no longer be seen as vulnerable. Since they spend about five days a week in school for almost the whole year, it is natural to consider preparing them for hazards while there. READ MORE

  3. 3. Informing preparedness planning: Applications of community-based vulnerability and capacity data in the Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Stefanie Eleanor Di Domenico; [2018]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; preparedness; preparedness planning; community-based disaster preparedness; vulnerability; capacity; Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments VCAs ; the Philippines; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Disasters are not natural, but rather a combination of a natural hazard and its impact on vulnerable people and resources. Therefore, when engaging in disaster risk reduction and coming to an understanding of disaster risk, existing conditions within society should be understood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Abstract : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the Practice of Disaster Risk Reduction Mainstreaming into Development : the Experience of a Development Organization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Tetty Marlina Rajagukguk; [2018]
    Keywords : DRR; Mainstreaming; development organization; Integration; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The understanding of development and disaster nexus has enforced the international community to think and act differently. Disaster risk reduction mainstreaming has been embraced as one of our best approach for sustainable development and has been consistently featured in international discussions. READ MORE