Essays about: "Natural hazards"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words Natural hazards.

  1. 1. Mobile-Based Early WarningSystems in Mozambique. : An exploratory study on the viability to integrate Cell Broadcast into disaster mitigation routines.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Douglas Ferreira Nogueira; [2019]
    Keywords : Public Warning Systems; Early warning Systems; Cell Broadcast; Mozambique; Disaster risk Management; Climate Change Adaptation; Emergency Response; Sistema de Aviso Prévio; Moçambique; Gestão de Calamidade; Mudança climatica; INGC; CENOE; INAM; DNGRH;

    Abstract : Mozambique is one of the countries most affected by natural hazards in the world. Therefore it can benefit greatly from enhancements on its early warning system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk acceptance in flood affected areas in Nyando, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Viktor Asking; Jonas Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Risk acceptance; natural hazard; flood; drought; human values; risk perception; risk reduction; Nyando wetlands; Kisumu County; Kenya; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The area of Nyando wetlands experience floods almost every year due to heavy rainfall in the surrounding highlands. This area is populated, and this thesis aims to understand how the risk acceptance is developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long and short-term actions taken by NGOs in a post disaster scenario

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tómas Vedie; [2019]
    Keywords : Vulnerability Reduction; Long-term; Short-term; NGOs; Natural Hazards; Disasters; Bangladesh; Floods;

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  4. 4. How is development affecting sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk: A case study of a coastal community in Fiji

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Jennifer Gustavsson; Malin Wiskman; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable livelihood; Disaster risk; Fiji; Risk management; Development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how development have affected access to sustainable livelihood capitals and how the perceived access to these capitals have changed in the past decades in Dravuwalu, a coastal society in Fiji. A case-study was conducted in the village of Drawuvalu. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resilience of urban systems in the face of natural hazards : To what extent do humanitarian organisations contribute to flood preparedness in Jakarta?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Stingl; [2018]
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    Abstract : Today, the humanitarian sector is faced with the interplay of several challenges: The world is increasingly becoming urbanized and cities are rapidly expanding into megacities and metacities. At the same time it is confronted with a heightened disaster risk that affects the urban realm in particular. READ MORE