Essays about: "earthquake"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 essays containing the word earthquake.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Wēijī : When Wounds Become Opportunities

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Federico Sforzi; [2018]
    Keywords : Earthquake; Catastrophe; Reconstruction; Historical Centre; Amatrice;

    Abstract : Amatrice is the subject of the project. The small Italian village located in the Apennines, 150 km north from Rome, lived the 24th August 2016 one of the most terrible moment in its entire history: a dreadful earthquake of magnitude 6. READ MORE

  3. 3. Missing out on childhood - the impact of natural disasters on Haitian children's rights

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Andra-Iustina Covaciu; [2018]
    Keywords : children s rights; natural disasters; vulnerability; state capacity; prevention; international national legislation; causes and measures; institutional duties;

    Abstract : Children’s rights are human rights, regardless their vulnerability and dependence on adults. However, the situation of children’s rights in Haiti has always been delicate and it became even more fragile in the aftermath of the 2010 Earthquake and the 2016 Hurricane Matthew. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of strategic stockpoints for UNFPA using a facility location mode

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Erik Hansson; Dayanand Sagar; [2018]
    Keywords : Humanitarian Logistics; Facility Location; UNFPA; Perishable Commodities; Pre-positioning; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Distribution and warehousing networks of Humanitarian Organizations has proven to be an area where cost reductions and shortened lead times can be achieved. Humanitarian organizations have also started pre-positioning goods in anticipation of disasters as a way to improve their disaster preparedness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Who gets what? : the community forest user group’s role in rebuilding communities

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Lova Lind; [2018]
    Keywords : community forest user group; forest management; disaster; timber; social inequality; symbolic violence; collective action; access; entitlement;

    Abstract : The earthquake and the aftershocks that struck Nepal in 2015 brought destruction to many parts of the country, and still to this day rural communities struggle to rebuild their private houses and return life to what it was. This thesis found that in doing so, the villagers are dependent on resources such as labour, cash, and timber. READ MORE