Essays about: "Crisis Preparedness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words Crisis Preparedness.

  1. 1. Measuring community resilience in Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Dalia Khairallah; [2021]
    Keywords : Community resilience; BRIC; indicators; LSO; LEH; accident; crisis; preparedness planning; prevention planning; response planning.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : All Swedish municipalities have planning tools such as a municipal action plan and a risk- and vulnerability assessment, which are governing documents on how to prepare, prevent and respond to accidents and crisis. However, there are no established methods for measuring community resilience in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lesson learned? : A study of Sweden’s post-crisis learning after the fire in Västmanland 2014

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Tućan Oldgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Crisis management; Post-crisis learning; Emergency preparedness; Organisational learning;

    Abstract : The world is facing an increase in natural disasters due to climate change, and Sweden is no exception. In the past 10 years Sweden has endured two large forest fires which devastated both land and property and which had huge financial impacts on society. READ MORE

  3. 3. DME som förnybart drivmedel till jordbruket : en studie i möjligheten att ersätta fossil diesel i jordbruksmaskiner med DME från bio-baserad råvara

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Johan Gundberg Aronsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Dimetyleter; biodrivmedel; bioDME; ”well-to-wheel”; fossilfritt; jordbruk; odling; hållbart; beredskap; livsmedelsförsörjning;

    Abstract : Sverige har satt som mål att nettoutsläpp från fossila bränslen ska vara borta till 2045 och mycket behöver göras för att Sverige ska uppnå det målet. Det går att konstatera att Sverige går snabbt framåt med att byta ut fossila bränslen i fordon och har redan nått en nivå på 23 % biokomponenter i drivmedel, den högsta nivån bland länderna i Europeiska Unionen. READ MORE

  4. 4. In-house glove recycling : Eliminating a waste stream with a circular approach

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Axel Sjöberg; Johan Olsson Stjernberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Waste to value; circular economy; PVOH; disposable gloves; health care;

    Abstract : Background. Between 2012 and 2017 the plastic supply in Sweden increased by almost 400000 metric tons. In 2017, the hospitals in Sweden contributed to 4550 metric tons of plastic waste, disposable gloves counted for 2100 metric tons, which is 358 million disposable gloves. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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