Essays about: "global disaster"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the words global disaster.

  1. 1. Controlling the Uncontrollable? : A qualitative content analysis of the United Nations Sendai Framework and its reflection of disaster risk reduction in a risk society.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Lindberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030; natural hazards; the United Nations; climate change; control; resilience; uncertainty; humanitarian aid;

    Abstract : Occurrences of extreme weather events are increasing due to the ongoing climate change driven by human actions. In parallel, this triggers a growing need for humanitarian action in the future to help those impacted by disasters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Property Prices and Disaster (In)Justice: Fifty Years of Demographic Change in Hawai’i County’s Lava Hazard Zones

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : AnaCapri Mauro; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Vulnerability; Volcanic Hazards; Disaster Justice; Risk Governance; Temporal Analysis; Mauna Loa; Kīlauea; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : While there is a degree of homogeneity in the physical impact that volcanic hazards can cause, the experience of volcanic risk and the politics of exposure are far from equal. The purpose of this thesis is to expand on research citing population growth and property price dynamics as factors encouraging settlement in the Mauna Loa and Kīlauea lava hazard zones. READ MORE

  3. 3. From dishwashers to Ferrari : How Loccioni successfully utilized their dominant logic and core competencies

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Linus Nordberg; Nils Enbom; [2022]
    Keywords : Dominant logic; Core competencies; Radical industrial transformation;

    Abstract : The world is facing an unprecedented global environmental disaster. CO2 is currently the largest contributor to global warming and a large part of global emissions come from the automotive industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk-Informed Development: Barriers and enabling factors in development cooperation in Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christine Falta; [2022]
    Keywords : Risk-informed development; Georgia; health sector; integration; climate change adaptation; disaster risk management; sustainable development; Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction; Paris Agreement; Sustainable Development Goals; resilience; risk information; risk management; development cooperation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Risk-informed development aims to include complex risks into all levels and phases of decision-making. Going beyond the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, risk-informed development emerged after the 2015 global agreements (Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals) and represents a rationale to consider multiple disaster and climate risks simultaneously in societal development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Colonial continuities and their influence on knowledge production on the migration and climate change nexus : A policy analysis of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om Migration, Etnicitet och Samhälle; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Agnes Ziegler; [2022]
    Keywords : Global Compact for Safe; Orderly and Regular Migration; climate change and migration; knowledge; modernity coloniality; racial capitalism; policy-making; intergovernmental institutions;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the greatest challenges currectly facing humanity. Its impacts lead to the displacement of people through sea level rise, desertification, drought, flood and other ecological disaster. The global imbalance of power results in people being unequally affected by climate change. READ MORE