Essays about: "disaster risk reduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words disaster risk reduction.

  1. 1. Climate Smart Risk Reduction in Urban Areas: A Review of factors for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation within the context of urban Resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Fariba Toufani; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Urban Resilience; 100 Resilient Cities; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In recent years, the drawbacks of parallel systems in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) have been acknowledged in professional and academic communities, where the need for integration of the two fields in connection to development has been stressed. In this regard, the concept of resilience as an antithesis of risks has also been considered. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Recognition to Adaptation: How does Forecasting relate to International Aid Funding in Food Security?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Matthias Grawehr; Þórarinn Gunnarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Forecasting; Food Insecurity; Famine; Funding; FEWS NET; Disaster Risk Reduction; Early Warning System; Complexity; Recognition; Adaptation; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The importance of early adaptation to reduce the impact of recognized risks has been underlined in recent years as featured aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Action. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between forecasted food insecurity levels and allocated funding directed at food security. READ MORE

  3. 3. When Traditional Power Structures are Trembling : A qualitative analysis of aid agencies focus on gender roles and contribution to potential changes in those following the earthquakes in Nepal 2015.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elina Hedman; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster; gender; women; vulnerability; humanitarian aid; earthquake; Nepal; empowerment; window of opportunity; double disaster; qualitative content analysis.;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how and to what extent humanitarian aid organizations strategically focus on gender roles following disasters, and how they contribute to potential changes in gender roles. The case selected for the study is Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes where the reports of four international humanitarian aid organizations were examined through a qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patterns of interorganizational collaboration in disaster risk reduction: Evidence from Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Burke Rolfhamre; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; collaborative governance; local-level; Sweden; SFS 2006:544;

    Abstract : Prevention, mitigation and response to large scale disasters is complex. It is widely argued that collaboration is a necessary component of successful disaster risk reduction (DRR). However, there are also significant challenges associated with collaboration for DRR. READ MORE

  5. 5. Informing preparedness planning: Applications of community-based vulnerability and capacity data in the Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Stefanie Eleanor Di Domenico; [2018]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; preparedness; preparedness planning; community-based disaster preparedness; vulnerability; capacity; Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments VCAs ; the Philippines; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Disasters are not natural, but rather a combination of a natural hazard and its impact on vulnerable people and resources. Therefore, when engaging in disaster risk reduction and coming to an understanding of disaster risk, existing conditions within society should be understood. READ MORE