Essays about: "Economic Disasters"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words Economic Disasters.

  1. 1. Humanitarian Supply Chain: Improvement of Lead Time Effectiveness and Costs Efficiency : A multiple case study on the preparedness stage of humanitarian organizations with their partners

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Ester Lisnati Jayadi; Najmus Sadat; Hugo Richit; [2020]
    Keywords : Humanitarian Supply Chain Management. Humanitarian Supply Chain. Preparedness Stage. Natural Disasters. Humanitarian Organizations. Partners. Dyads. Multiple Case Studies. Performance Measurements. Performance Management Process. Supply Chain Process Integration.;

    Abstract : Title: Humanitarian Supply Chain: Improvement of lead time effectiveness and cost-efficiency. A multiple case study on the preparedness stage of humanitarian organizations with their partners. Authors: Ester Lisnati Jayadi, Hugo Richit, Najmus Sadat. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analysis of floodplain population dynamics in the USA from 1790 to 2010​

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Firoza Akhter; [2020]
    Keywords : Floodplain; levee; flood damage; flood insurance; population dynamics; population growth rate;

    Abstract : Floodplain is an important location for the economic and social development of society throughout history, although it afflicted by different disasters like floods and bank erosion from time to time. Population dynamics and distribution trends have important effects on the landscape and society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Change Adaptation as Disaster Risk Reduction : A global study of the relationship between exposure to natural hazards and climate change adaptation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Christoffersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change Adaptation; Disaster Risk Reduction; natural hazards; disasters;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I conduct a global event-data study investigating the relationship between exposure to natural hazards and climate change adaptation. Exposure to natural hazards has previously been linked to actions aimed at reducing risks related to future natural hazards. READ MORE

  4. 4. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative study of polygeneration systems for commercial buildings

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi; KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Agri Karem; Marcus Kristiansson; [2020]
    Keywords : PV system; Polygeneration; STandUP;

    Abstract : In recent times the problems regarding global warming and climate change have become increasingly relevant in our society. Public attention is growing due to seemingly larger and more severe natural disasters each year and the search for solutions to these problems is greater than ever. READ MORE