Essays about: "double disaster"

Found 3 essays containing the words double disaster.

  1. 1. Double Trouble : An analysis of the UNDRR’s inclusion of vulnerable groups in dual crises following natural hazards and COVID-19

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Louise Nordling; [2020]
    Keywords : Dual Crises; Natural hazard; COVID-19; Pandemic; Vulnerable Groups; Disaster Risk Reduction; Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030; United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction;

    Abstract : In 2020, the world and foremost vulnerable groups are facing “new” challenges. Dual crises of coexisting hazards like natural hazards occurring amid the COVID-19 pandemic has become more than a prediction. Hence, this thesis is a case study of dual crises and of how organisations and actors act upon those crises. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Comparison and Fusion of space borne L-, C- and X- Band SAR Images for Damage Identification in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

    University essay from KTH/Geodesi och geoinformatik

    Author : SIN WAI LAU; [2011]
    Keywords : Remote sensing; SAR; image fusion; Sichuan earthquake; PALSAR; RADARSAT-1; TerraSAR-X;

    Abstract : Remote sensing has been widely used in disaster management. However, application of optical imageries in damage detection is not always feasible for immediate damage assessment. In the case of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008, the damaged areas were covered by cloud and fog for most of the time. READ MORE