Essays about: "disasters of technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the words disasters of technology.

  1. 1. Preventive adaptation strategies within disaster management – how humanitarian actors address climate-related challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Angela Antoni; Kerstin Niggl; [2020]
    Keywords : humanitarian; disaster management; climate change; challenges; adaptation;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is a significant factor shaping the planet and changing the pattern of disasters which leads to direct and indirect consequences. The result is a huge amount of affected people who rely on humanitarian aid. The satisfaction of this need is the responsibility of disaster management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improvements of ground anchors for Better Shelter

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI); KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Author : Joel Olsson; Richard Härlin; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This report is part of a bachelor’s degree project in solid mechanics at KTH, Stockholm. It is performed by two students on behalf of the social enterprise Better Shelter, which provides shelters for people displaced by war and natural disasters. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Analysis of Alternative Building Materials in the Coastal Rural Areas of Bangladesh

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Nabil Hossain; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Alternative Building Materials; Bangladesh; Coastal Rural Area; Hallbar utveckling; Alternativa Byggnadsmaterial; Bangladesh; Kustliga Landsbygden;

    Abstract : This study will provide background information about the region of Bangladesh,more specifically the coastal rural area of Bangladesh. This region has due to theglobal warming become a very disaster-prone region where disaster resilience workhas become increasingly relevant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparative study of polygeneration systems for commercial buildings

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi; KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Agri Karem; Marcus Kristiansson; [2020]
    Keywords : PV system; Polygeneration; STandUP;

    Abstract : In recent times the problems regarding global warming and climate change have become increasingly relevant in our society. Public attention is growing due to seemingly larger and more severe natural disasters each year and the search for solutions to these problems is greater than ever. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study on future storm surge around Suo-nada Sea

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Ayano Sonoda; [2019]
    Keywords : storm surge; Suo-nada Sea; numerical simulation; FVCOM; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Japan lies on an area frequently hit by typhoons while city functions are clustered along the flat coastal areas, hence Japan has experienced lots of storm surge disasters up to the present. Coastal areas along the Suo-nada Sea also have the vulnerability against storm surge and in the past Typhoon 18 in 1999, Typhoon 16 and 18 in 2004 made remarkable damages in the areas. READ MORE