Essays about: "Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction"

Found 2 essays containing the words Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction.

  1. 1. Community-Based Preparedness Trainings to Build and Strengthen Local Capacities for Disaster Preparedness. With lessons learned from Preparedness Trainings in landslide risk communities in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Julian Erjautz; [2017]
    Keywords : Community-Based Preparedness Trainings; Landslide trainings; Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction; Preparedness; Community based societal services; community development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Disaster response is most effective, if a high level of preparedness is in place before natural hazards strike. As many low-income countries are under-financed when it comes to Disaster Risk Reduction, it is lower-cost interventions such as Community-Based Preparedness Trainings that they often rely on to provide strategies to reduce the vulnerability of communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disasters, formal education and adaptive capacity - Does people’s level of formal education influence their risk from climate-related disasters? A case study of an informal settlement in Rio de Janeiro

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ebba Brink; [2010]
    Keywords : Adaptation; adaptive capacity; Brazil; climate change; coping capacity; disaster risk; disasters; favelas; income; informal settlements; landslide; Latin America; risk reduction; Rocinha; formal education; flood; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : With a worldwide increase in climate-related disasters and the global temperature on the rise, the effects of climate change are already being felt. Among those most at risk are the poor in developing countries, often living in informal settlements or „slums‟. READ MORE