Essays about: "Natural Disaster"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 145 essays containing the words Natural Disaster.

  1. 1. The Portrayal of Natural Disasters in News Reporting

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Rapo; [2020]
    Keywords : Wildfire; Australia; Erasure; Framing; Metaphor; Eco-linguistics; Corpus linguistics; Media discourse; UK media; Fire; Natural disaster;

    Abstract : As climate change becomes more destructive to our planet, some governments have taken action towards a more sustainable future. One being the UK, where a Climate Emergency was declared in 2019, which affects public corporations and news outlets. READ MORE

  2. 2. Statistical Evaluation and Modelling of Landslide Initiation Points in Western Norway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI); Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Tim Starke; [2020]
    Keywords : landslide; landslide modelling; debris flow; Norway; fuzzy logic; GIS; susceptibility; hazard; geohazard; natural disaster; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Norge drabbas årligen av hundratals jordskred vilket leder till betydande ekonomisk skada och fara för liv. Därför bedriver norska myndigheter och forskningsinstitutioner omfattande forskning om jordskred och vidtar åtgärder för att övervaka, modellera och slutligen mildra konsekvenserna av och förebygga dessa. READ MORE

  3. 3. Viewing Post-Conflict Gender Equality Through a Vulnerability Lens

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Laura Donati; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; humanitarian emergency; crisis; natural disaster; post-conflict phase; policy analysis; women empowerment;

    Abstract : Natural disasters and conflicts are not gender neutral. They have a different impact on women, girls, boys and men, deepening and intensifying already existing, socially constructed, cultural norms and gender roles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Visualizing the Invisible: An Exploration of the Radioactive Image within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Fannie Frederikke Baden; [2020]
    Keywords : Radioactive Image; Nuclear Disaster; Nuclear power; Chernobyl; Disaster Tourism; Visual tropes; radioactivity; semiotics; visualized natural phenomena; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the radioactive image and poses the multi-layered question: ‘(how) can radioactivity exist as an image, when it cannot be seen, heard or felt?’. By having no sensorial qualities, radioactivity is often narrated in popular media by metaphoric association. READ MORE

  5. 5. Riders on the Storm : A Study on Natural Disasters and Post-Conflict Violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Simon Lidström; [2020]
    Keywords : Natural Disasters; Earthquakes; Floods; Pandemics; Post-Conflict; Violence; State Capacity; Non-State Groups;

    Abstract : Many studies find support that natural disaster events and post-conflict episodes increase the risk of organized violence. However, few are found to investigate if post-conflict countries become more violent in the aftermath of natural disasters. READ MORE