Essays about: "Disaster Risk Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words Disaster Risk Management.

  1. 1. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mobile-Based Early WarningSystems in Mozambique. : An exploratory study on the viability to integrate Cell Broadcast into disaster mitigation routines.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Douglas Ferreira Nogueira; [2019]
    Keywords : Public Warning Systems; Early warning Systems; Cell Broadcast; Mozambique; Disaster risk Management; Climate Change Adaptation; Emergency Response; Sistema de Aviso Prévio; Moçambique; Gestão de Calamidade; Mudança climatica; INGC; CENOE; INAM; DNGRH;

    Abstract : Mozambique is one of the countries most affected by natural hazards in the world. Therefore it can benefit greatly from enhancements on its early warning system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blockchain Technology in Disaster Risk Management: Transforming the Delivery of Emergency Relief

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Carolina Källner; [2019]
    Keywords : blockchain technology; cash-based transfers; emergency relief; humanitarian aid; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Persisting challenges such as corruption and a lack of coordination among humanitarian organisations continuously lead to almost a third of all development assistance not reaching those in need. As various attempts of solving this dilemma have not been successful, an innovative approach is required. READ MORE

  4. 4. Skyfallshantering med blågrön infrastruktur : gestaltningsarbete avseende skyfallshantering för Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Siri Fogelberg; Frida Gissén; [2019]
    Keywords : skyfallshantering; landskapsarkitektur; blågrön infrastruktur; klimatanpassnig; gestaltning; vattenmagasinering; skyfall;

    Abstract : Runt om i världen dör allt fler människor till följd av skyfall och extremväder. I och med klimatförändringarna väntas även Sverige få fler och större skyfall. När en katastrof inträffar är behovet av att samhällsviktig verksamhet fungerar som störst. READ MORE

  5. 5. How is development affecting sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk: A case study of a coastal community in Fiji

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Jennifer Gustavsson; Malin Wiskman; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable livelihood; Disaster risk; Fiji; Risk management; Development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how development have affected access to sustainable livelihood capitals and how the perceived access to these capitals have changed in the past decades in Dravuwalu, a coastal society in Fiji. A case-study was conducted in the village of Drawuvalu. READ MORE