Essays about: "Indian Ocean tsunami 2004"

Found 5 essays containing the words Indian Ocean tsunami 2004.

  1. 1. Changing Tides and Navigating Uncertainty : An ethnographic study of NGO resilience in coastal South India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Berglund; [2023]
    Keywords : NGO; India; Localisation; Resilience; India; Blue Economy; Community centered practice;

    Abstract : What makes an non-governmental organisation (NGO) agile and resilient towards changes, pressures or uncertainties at community, state or macro-political level? By adopting a single case study based on semi-structured interviews and fieldwork, this thesis will dive into the life-world of a community-based NGO based in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. Social Needs Education and Human Awareness (SNEHA) has since founding in the 1980s had a strong rights-based identity and evolved through various phases of community organising, disaster relief work, evidence-based advocacy and upholding of fisher communities traditional and customary rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. When a natural disaster occurs during a conflict – Catalyst or obstacle for peace? : A comparative case study of the insurgency in Aceh, Indonesia and the Sri Lankan civil war in relation to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Joanne van der Vlist; [2020]
    Keywords : Indian Ocean tsunami 2004; Aceh; Indonesia; Free Aceh Movement; Gerakan Aceh Merdeka GAM ; Sri Lanka; Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE ; Tamil Tigers; civil war; peace; rational choice theory RCT ;

    Abstract : Superficial information of the civil wars in Aceh, Indonesia and Sri Lanka creates the idea that both conflicts were in similar situations when they were hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. It thus seems surprising that in the wake of the tsunami, the Free Aceh Movement and the Government of Indonesia signed a peace agreement, while the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Government of Sri Lanka returned to war. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating Local Knowledge into Disaster Risk Reduction: Current Challenges and Recommendations for Future Frameworks in the Asia-Pacific

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Yunjung Sin; [2017]
    Keywords : local knowledge; indigenous knowledge; indigenous science; disaster risk reduction; climate change adaptation; community resilience; community-based DRR; community-driven DRR; Asia-Pacific.; Cultural Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The agenda of integration of local and indigenous knowledge (LINK) with disaster risk reduction (DRR) programmes has gained momentum since 1970s. Notwithstanding the incremental attention to LINK, researchers in this field agree that successful integration of local knowledge is difficult and the processes with such aims are not carried out fully and effectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communication challenges in transboundary crisis situations

    University essay from IT-universitetet i Göteborg/Tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Philip Svensson; [2012-11-22]
    Keywords : crisis; crisis communication; crisis management; communication; disaster; multicultural crisis; transboundary crisis;

    Abstract : In recent years, the world has seen a series of catastrophes such as the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, the September 11 attacks in 2001, the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the earthquake disaster in Haiti in 2010, and most recently the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Common to all of these events is that they present numerous challenges for crisis management actors in terms of coordinating and communicating across geographical, cultural and political borders. READ MORE

  5. 5. A natural economic experiment : An analysis of the macroeconomic consequenses of the Indian Ocean tsunami in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Alestad; Catrine Bergqvist; [2006]
    Keywords : Tsunami; the Australian model of a developing economy; external balance; ;

    Abstract : In this thesis we analyze the macroeconomic impact of the tsunami in 2004 on the Sri Lankan economy. The theoretical framework we use, the Australian model of a developing economy, gives direct or indirect predictions for the development of a number of variables after a natural disaster. READ MORE