Essays about: "DISASTER"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 455 essays containing the word DISASTER.

  1. 1. Controlling the Uncontrollable? : A qualitative content analysis of the United Nations Sendai Framework and its reflection of disaster risk reduction in a risk society.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Lindberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030; natural hazards; the United Nations; climate change; control; resilience; uncertainty; humanitarian aid;

    Abstract : Occurrences of extreme weather events are increasing due to the ongoing climate change driven by human actions. In parallel, this triggers a growing need for humanitarian action in the future to help those impacted by disasters. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Identification to Implementation: The Use of Local Knowledge in Disaster Management : A case study on the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents Societies response to the Nepal earthquake 2015-2019

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Natalie Brossé; [2022]
    Keywords : Local Knowledge; Indigenous Knowledge; IFRC; Disaster Response; Disaster Assistance; Disaster Management;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how local knowledge is identified and implemented in disaster responseand recovery programmes conducted by international aid organizations. The case that isexamined in the analysis is the International Federation of Red Cross and Red CrescentSocieties response and recovery operations conducted in the aftermath of the Nepalearthquake 2015-2019. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Men-streaming' Disaster Risk Reduction : A qualitative study on male engagement in the context of Disaster Risk Reduction

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Blomqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : gender; gender policy; men; male engagement; men-streaming; disasters; disaster risk reduction; The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency;

    Abstract : Incorporating gender into disasters and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is important given women’s and men’s different needs, vulnerabilities, capacities and roles in the context of disasters. Male engagement or ‘men-streaming’ has gained increased attention in research on gender and development, yet it has been overlooked in the field of DRR. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adaptation of buildings for climate change : A literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Cheng Cheng; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate change; Extreme weather; Building energy efficiency; Passive houses;

    Abstract : In September 2020, Northeast China suffered three unprecedented typhoons in half a month, and there was freezing rain in early November, all of which led to the large-scale urban power failure. The occurrence of these phenomena makes people directly see climate change and its impact on the living environment of human beings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vad kan man göra - The redistribution of a disaster

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Franz Spengler; [2021]
    Keywords : COVID; disaster; emotional labor; vulnerability; anthropology; food service; Sweden;

    Abstract : Doing ethnographic work on the effects of COVID 19, I looked at how food service businesses were affected. I found that the government’s selective distribution of aid and lacking guidance had forced them to prioritize accommodating customers over their own safety. READ MORE