Essays about: "Disaster Risk Reduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the words Disaster Risk Reduction.

  1. 1. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing the Practical Use of an Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Approach: A Case Study on Bangladesh

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pim Roupé; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Disaster Management; Climate Change; Natural Hazards; Resilience;

    Abstract : The ambition of this thesis is to fulfill two aims. The first aim is theory development, by presenting a theoretical framework where climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) are combined. The second aim is empirical, where the theoretical framework is used to analyze an example of DRR with an ambition to include CCA. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Managing Disasters in Zimbabwe : A qualitative analysis on Disaster Risk Reduction in Zimbabwe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ebba En; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Disaster Risk; Resilience; Vulnerability; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate and describe what Disaster Risk Reduction and Risk Management looks like in Zimbabwe through the research question “How is Disaster Risk Reduction implemented and executed in Zimbabwe?”. Exactly what will be analyzed in this paper is then what actions are done in Zimbabwe to prevent disasters, how they plan and implement actions and policies, how they handle ongoing disasters and also how they deal with the aftermath of disasters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk-Informed Development: Barriers and enabling factors in development cooperation in Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christine Falta; [2022]
    Keywords : Risk-informed development; Georgia; health sector; integration; climate change adaptation; disaster risk management; sustainable development; Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction; Paris Agreement; Sustainable Development Goals; resilience; risk information; risk management; development cooperation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Risk-informed development aims to include complex risks into all levels and phases of decision-making. Going beyond the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, risk-informed development emerged after the 2015 global agreements (Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals) and represents a rationale to consider multiple disaster and climate risks simultaneously in societal development. READ MORE