Essays about: "Disaster Risk Reduction"

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

  1. 1. Urban development consequences of the riverine floods in the Western Balkans: Analysing Belgrade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Santiago Lema Burgos; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban resilience; flooding risk reduction; land use plan; flood preparedness; flood adaptation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation coupled with unplanned development create the perfect recipe for a disaster, the risk of which has increased with climate change-related uncertainties. Belgrade’s high population growth rate and exposure to riverine flooding presents such a case. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transforming the climate change-gender nexus? : revisiting gender mainstreaming in the context of climate change and disaster risk reduction: experiences from the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : gender mainstreaming; climate change; disaster risk reduction; feminist institutionalism; gender expertise; neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The gendered nature of impacts from climate change and disasters has become increasingly apparent. As such, this thesis analyses gender mainstreaming at the Development Cooperation Section of the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok with specific reference to its climate change and disaster risk reduction contributions in the Asia-Pacific region. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trans-Boundary water conflict: a case study of South Indian River

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Prajwal Rajkumar; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Water has long-standing history in terms of delivering adequate security to human well-being and the environment, however, a significant attention towards numerous waters related threats have been growing since the recent past years due to the increasing water crisis. Hence, a growing interest towards water security has become an essential concern to humankind as it critically supports health, economic transformation, political stability as well as environmental sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. The urban planning of Istanbul and the provision of green resilient zones in an earthquake-hit metropolitan area -A case study of Istanbul & Avcılar

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Melissa Högberg Yilmaz; [2020]
    Keywords : Earthquake; Turkey; Istanbul; Avcilar; disaster risk reduction; urban disaster resilience; green areas; green infrastructure; regional planning; governance; planning hierarchy;

    Abstract : This paper examines how green areas may be used as strategic recovery zones in the event of an earthquake and how these zones may strengthen the resilience for future quakes in Istanbul. The paper also refers to investigating why the planning system in Turkey can pose a threat for the provision of green areas. 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