Essays about: "Natural hazards"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 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. Simulating Spatial and Temporal Flood Risk Dynamics with a Coupled Agent-Based and Hydraulic Model

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tamara Michaelis; [2019]
    Keywords : agent-based modeling; flood risk;

    Abstract : Floods are one of the most costly natural hazards worldwide, affecting millions of people every year. Flood risk management is of global concern, and a deeper understanding of dynamic flood risk development is needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Linking Climate Change, Migration Patterns and Vulnerability: The case of Ndem, Senegal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Giordano Margaglio; Anna Chesnier; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Internal Migration; Vulnerability; Sahel; Culture; Desertification; Drought; Ndem; West Africa; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Projections estimate that by 2050 hundreds of millions to a billion people will migrate elsewhere due to environmental reasons. The increasing frequency and intensity of natural hazards posed by climate change, as well as the slow-onset degradation of habitats all over the planet, will drive more and more species to migrate towards more habitable and safe environments. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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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