Essays about: "flood in nepal"

Found 5 essays containing the words flood in nepal.

  1. 1. Fostering Anticipatory Action via Social Protection Systems : A Case Study of the Climate Vulnerability of Flood-Exposed Social Security Allowance Beneficiaries in Bardiya District, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sabrina Desroches; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate disaster; climate vulnerability; climate resilience; social protection; Shock Responsive Social Protection; Adaptive Social Protection; Early Warning Systems; Forecast-based Financing; Floods; Nepal;

    Abstract : Rationale – Climate disasters represent a significant and growing proportion of the humanitarian burden and are a key factor in increasing poverty and insecurity. A myriad of studies demonstrate that aid delivered in an ex-ante fashion can be effective in mitigating losses of life, assets and livelihoods associated with climate hazards. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rainfall-Runoff Simulation and Modelling Using HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS Models: Case Studies from Nepal and Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Jeevika Khadka; Jagritee Bhaukajee; [2018]
    Keywords : HEC-HMS; HEC-RAS; Kankai; Kävlinge; Rainfall Runoff; Flood Inundation; Modelling; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Floods are probably the most frequent, widespread and disastrous hazards of the world. Almost every year, Sweden and Nepal are affected by floods though their nature and impact differs due to complete different geographical and hydrological setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditional cooperation for mitigating effects of climate change in rural Nepal

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Björn Synneby; [2016-11-16]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Due to the climate warming effects the glacier lakes of the Khumbu has started to form and grow in size and the natural moraine dams give poor support to the expanding lakes. In order to find out how much the sherpa people wants to contribute to build the safety measures that can protect them from the effects of a glacier lake outburst flood this paper investigates their willingness to contribute with work time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with floods along the Karnali River

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Jakub Kocanda; Kati Puhakka; [2012]
    Keywords : Adaptive capacity; floods; social learning; access to resources; social relations; power relations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study addresses adaptive capacity to floods. We employ a case study method with two units of analysis comprising the villages of Shankarpur and Murgahawa, located in a flood prone area by a branch of Nepal’s largest river, Karnali. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kosi River - Hydrologic analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Alexander Aronsson; Maria Piculell; [2011]
    Keywords : Kosi River; hydrology; flood management; Bihar; avulsive; alluvial fan; GIS; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Kosi River, called “the Sorrow of Bihar”, lies in Nepal and northern India, where it has caused devastating floods throughout the years. The river is known for its dynamic flows and high sediment load, leading to one of the largest alluvial fans in the world as well as avulsive shifting. READ MORE