Essays about: "Hurricane Katrina"

Found 3 essays containing the words Hurricane Katrina.

  1. 1. Post-Disaster Gender Based Violence : An Abductive Case Study of Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti Earthquake

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Villemo Tomasdotter; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender based violence; Natural Disaster; Hurricane Katrina; Haiti Earthquake; Eco-Feminism; Hyper-masculinity Theory; Situational Theory;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown a post-disaster increase of Gender Based Violence [GBV], suggesting a need for further investigation of the phenomena and its causes. This research draws together a wide-ranging collection of secondary data sets concerning disasters and gender based violence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crisis Preperation - The case of Katrina, New Orleans

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Bowring; [2015]
    Keywords : Disaster management; Natural Disaster; Crisis Preparation; New Orleans; Katrina; Hurricane; Louisiana; USA; FEMA; Pam; Levees; Risk-based Strategy; Precaution-based Strategy; Discursive-based Strategy; Risk Management Strategies; Renn Klinke; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to understand the importance of crisis preparation for disaster management in New Orleans before hurricane Katrina, and why New Orleans was so badly prepared despite knowing for several years that a disaster of Katrina’s magnitude was much likely to struck at this time. The study is based on secondary literature in the form of articles, web documentaries and investigative reports. READ MORE

  3. 3. Collapse and the City: The Breakdown of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, 2005

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Angelina Jakobsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Societal collapse; city collapse; environment; natural disaster; crisis; catastrophe; flooding; Jared Diamond; Clive Ponting; Samhällskollaps; stadskollaps; miljö; naturkatastrof; kris; sammanbrott; orkan; översvämning; Jared Diamond; Clive Ponting;

    Abstract : The environment has become the center of attention in recent years. The world is at the brink of several interrelated ‘green’ crises: environmental degradation, climate change, peak oil, food crisis, and various natural disasters. Hence, there is a viable threat to society. READ MORE