Essays about: "emergency response"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the words emergency response.

  1. 1. The Community-Centered Solution to a Pandemic : Risk Communication and Community Engagement for Co-Production of Knowledge in Health Emergencies and Infodemic Context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Antonio Palazuelos Prieto; [2021]
    Keywords : Risk Communication; Community Engagement; Co-production of knowledge; Public health emergencies; Infodemic; Outbreak response; Disinformation; Misinformation; Rumor management; Covid-19; Development Communication;

    Abstract : This research explores how community-centered solutions facilitate the success and ownership of the response actions to deal with a public health emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic. When an outbreak or a hazard impacts a group of people, there is a strong need for communication in order to be able to access to the right information that takes people to make the correct decision and thus to take a protective action to be safe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emergency Preparedness Process Proposal for Radiological Incidents at Accelerator Driven Facilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Leonie Victoria Stieren; [2021]
    Keywords : accelerator driven facilities; emergency response; crisis management; radiological hazard; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The European Spallation Source (ESS) is an accelerator driven research facility under construction. Once commissioned, a linear accelerator supplies protons to a target, whereupon neutrons are generated through a process called “spallation”. Neutron beam time will be available for a variety of scientific experiments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Viewing Post-Conflict Gender Equality Through a Vulnerability Lens

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Laura Donati; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; humanitarian emergency; crisis; natural disaster; post-conflict phase; policy analysis; women empowerment;

    Abstract : Natural disasters and conflicts are not gender neutral. They have a different impact on women, girls, boys and men, deepening and intensifying already existing, socially constructed, cultural norms and gender roles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with Fire : How can we live with and contain wildland fires in the age of the pyrocene?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Elias Thaddäus Pfuner; [2020]
    Keywords : design; concept; design fiction; Flir; wildfire;

    Abstract : Wildland fires are a natural process from nature. Even though they are natural, humans inherently fear them and started to suppress them until recent years successfully. More and more countries are seeing unprecedented fires all around the globe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Machine Learning for Ambulance Demand Prediction in Stockholm County : Towards efficient and equitableDynamic Deployment Systems

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Emil Kerakos; Oscar Lindgren; Vladislav Tolstoy; [2020]
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    Abstract : Pre-hospital care is a widely discussed subject with many actors working on figuring out what factors determine the outcome for the patient and how those factors can be affected. One factor believed to have a major impact on patient outcome is ambulance response time. A proposed way to improve response time is dynamic deployment systems. READ MORE