Essays about: "congo"

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  1. 1. Urban Growth and Environmental Risks - A GIS-Based Analysis of Landslide Susceptibility in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Simon Paul; [2019]
    Keywords : Bukavu; Landslides; Environmental Risks; GIS; Urban Growth; Slope Inclination; Land Cover; D. R. Congo; South Kivu; Satellite Data; Digital Elevation Model;

    Abstract : The city of Bukavu, located at the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the province of South Kivu, is a large and densely populated urban agglomeration that has experienced rapid growth during recent years. At the same time, Bukavu has been repeatedly struck by environmental hazards, especially by devastating landslides. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Long Way Home : Spontaneous Returns and Potential Returns of Syrian Refugees Examined

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Shant Kerbabian; [2019]
    Keywords : Syria; Return Migration; Spontaneous Return; Syrian Refugees; Diaspora; Homeland; Transnationalism;

    Abstract : The recent wave of Syrian refugees’ spontaneous return to conflict areas in Syria is not a new phenomenon, various cases of return to areas that do not meet safety and security standards has happened in cases like Somali refugees returning from Kenya or Angolan refugees returning from Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, the Syrian case is important to study in order to examine any new patterns or elements in refugee returns that could arise or could be unpacked by looking into the Syrian case. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Religion in the Democratization Process : A Case Study on the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Kerstin Eneflo; [2019]
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  4. 4. The United Nations Does (Not) Wage War : The Role of Hostility and Commitment in UN Peace Enforcement Missions

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

    Author : Sofia Wennberg; [2019]
    Keywords : peace enforcement; hostility; commitment; MONUSCO; UNMISS; MINUSMA; United Nations;

    Abstract : While there exists a considerable body of literature on the development of UN peace operations: from traditional peacekeeping operations to today’s robust enforcement missions; scrutinizing their efficiency and the challenges they face – little attention has been paid to why various levels of military action are used by a mission. This study addresses this research gap by comparing three UN enforcement operations: MONUSCO in the Democratic Republic of Congo, UNMISS in South Sudan, and MINUSMA in Mali. READ MORE

  5. 5. Leave no one behind; C4D and the Humanitarian Sector’s Involvement with the Deaf Community in Sub Saharan Africa. Focus on the Republic of Congo and Senegal.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emanuel Bissila Foukou; [2019]
    Keywords : Communication for Development; Sexual and Reproductive Health; ; Participation; Deaf Community; Sign language; Humanitarian Sector; Senegal; Republic of Congo;

    Abstract : This paper deals with the Deaf community in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular focus on the Republic of Congo, and Senegal. It explores how the humanitarian sector is reaching out to this community, especially regarding Sexual and Reproductive Health. READ MORE