Essays about: "Disaster Risk Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the words Disaster Risk Management.

  1. 1. Cascading Effects of Floods – An evaluation of the flood risk maps and management plans produced by the County Administrative Boards

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Frida Kronquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Vital societal function; flood; EU Floods Directive; Sweden; Ordinance of Flood Risk; cascading effects; indirect consequences; County Administrative Board.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Flood is the most common natural disaster globally, affecting human health and assets. The work with the Swedish ordinance of flood risk is connected to the sustainment of vital societal functions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of Business Continuity Management - A case study of disaster recovery during the Covid-19 pandemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för teknisk ekonomi och logistik

    Author : Fredrik Tegström; Filip Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Business continuity; Disaster recovery; BCM; Covid-19; Continuity planning; Case study; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Background The Company produces and sells specialised products and technical solutions worldwide through more than ten different technology-based and decentralised Business Units. While the "Business continuity management"-programme has been implemented throughout the Company for many years, many of the Business Units' "disaster recovery"-capabilities had not been tested until the Covid-19 pandemic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flood Management in the Kamrangirchar Slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Olivia Emelie Kjellgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Flooding; flood management; disaster management; disaster risk reduction; disaster recovery; disaster resilience; disaster preparedness; climate change; livelihood; vulnerability; adaptation; assets; economic insecurity; infrastructure; slum; sewerage networks; sanitation; housing; sustainable development; onion-peel approach; mixed method design; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A study on the Kamrangirchar slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh has been completed by analyzing literature involving qualitative data, as well as quantitative data using a mixed method research design. The quantitative data from the World Bank (2020) and the UNDP (2020) is provided as background for the research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Typhoon Disaster Response amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Successive Typhoons in The Philippines in 2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Lia Anne Gonzalo Ladera; Auria Tiemroth; [2021]
    Keywords : Disaster response; Typhoons; Compound risks; COVID-19; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to analyze how typhoon response operations in the Philippines were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This multi-hazard scenario is not a singular case, many places around the world have been exposed to similar dilemmas of natural hazards occurring simultaneously as the pandemic. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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