Essays about: "Mozambique"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 essays containing the word Mozambique.

  1. 1. Hydrological modelling and flood risk in a data scarce country: Matola, Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Sellick; [2020]
    Keywords : hydrological modelling; flood hazard; TFM-DYN; climate change; Matola; Mozambique; data scarcity; pluvial flooding; flood risk.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Flooding is a frequent natural hazard globally that is capable of major damage to society. The hazard is especially prevalent in Mozambique, in which many flood events with negative effects have occurred. Disaster risk management and research is therefore important in the country. However, as a developing country, it is subject to data scarcity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Waste Management : Identifying and Analysing the Present and Future Waste Situation in Linga Linga

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Julia Gunnarsson; Emma Fält; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Inadequate waste management has become a global concern during the last decades due to an increasing population and economic growth. When a larger amount of people get access to new types of waste the potentially harmful waste streams are increasing in both cities and rural communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sterilization of Medical Equipment in a Third World Country : A Minor Field Study in Linga Linga, Mozambique

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem; KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Haya Abduljabar; Hanan Hadi; [2020]
    Keywords : Pressure cooker; sterilization; Mozambique; Linga Linga; Autoclave;

    Abstract : The non-profit organization Project Vita has recently built a maternity clinic in Linga Linga, where the medical instruments to be sterilized are boiled in water for an hour. The fuel needed to boil the water is wood, which is a scarce resource. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamic vulnerability in the face of floods : Experiences from Mozambique

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Access model; Disaster risk reduction; floods; Limpopo river basin; Mozambique; natural hazards; PAR model; political ecology; social vulnerability;

    Abstract : Disaster risk reduction policies and practitioners alike emphasise the importance of vulnerability reduction. However, the concept of vulnerability is highly dynamic, and research still strives to understand and capture its complexity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Damage Assessment of Mozambique Flooding Using Sentinel

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Ludvig Lundberg; [2020]
    Keywords : change detection; supervised classification; sentinel; Mozambique;

    Abstract : In the past 40 years, floods have become a bane of Mozambique’s inhabitants and economy. The latest of them, caused by the cyclone Idai, has devastated the area resulting in loss of life and property. It was estimated that around 715 000 hectares of farmland was destroyed as a result of the cyclone. READ MORE