Essays about: "land disasters"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words land disasters.

  1. 1. Adaptive Forest Policy : The Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction through Nature-Based Solutions in Swedish and Scottish Forest Policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Julia Magnusson; [2021]
    Keywords : Forest Ecosystem Services; Forest Biodiversity; Nature Conservation; Policy Analysis; Scotland; Sustainable Development; Sweden;

    Abstract : Climate change may cause significant changes to our relationship with nature, triggering large impacts on ecosystems and the societies dependent on their ecosystem services. Forests are seen as a mitigating solution for their abilities to store carbon, provide forest products, enhance biodiversity along with other forest ecosystem services (FES). READ MORE

  2. 2. Guidelines for Integrated Flood Control Design in the Informal Settlements of Cape Town Municipality : A case study of Kosovo Informal Settlement in Philippi District

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Erasmus Mseleku; [2021]
    Keywords : climate change; community participation; flooding; informal settlements; integrated water management systems; nature-based solutions; spatial inequality; sustainability; urban flooding;

    Abstract : Flooding over the last few years has become the most frequent and devastating of the natural disasters. This has accounted for approximately half of the death-rate and a third of economic losses as a result of weather-related events. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Story of Placement : A habitat solution for communities in a situation of displacement

    University essay from Konstfack/Industridesign

    Author : Esteban Gomez Ramirez; [2021]
    Keywords : House; Habitat; Displaced communities; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; TEK; Kogi; Modular; Sustainable; Colombia; Taironas;

    Abstract : A Story of placement looks at displacement in Colombia during three different time periods: 529 years ago during colonization, today, and a speculative scenario in 10 years.  The project springs from traditional ecological knowledge developed by indigenous Colombian communities, and applies it to create a habitat proposal for a displaced community in Medellin. READ MORE

  4. 4. Guns, Rebels & Pasture in the Great Acceleration : Decreasing land productivity and conflict intensity in South Sudan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Akseli Laurila; [2021]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; land productivity; South Sudan; desertification; climate change; livelihoods.;

    Abstract : The relationship between environmental change and violent conflict has increasingly received attention in recent years. Most of the research has focused on fast-onset environmental disasters, rather than slow-moving environmental processes, however. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction - Assessing barriers and opportunities to integrate risk information into communal development planning in Burundi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Katharina Oschmann; Marie Lachenmann; [2021]
    Keywords : Central East Africa; Build Back Better; Bujumbura; Burundi; CCA; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Development Gains; Development and Spatial Planning; Disaster Risk Reduction; DRR; Great Lakes Region; Institutional Barriers; Lake Tanganyika; Land-use planning; LDC; LUP; Mainstreaming; Mitigation; PPP; Preparedness; Prevention; Recovery; Resilience; Risk Governance; Risk Information; Risk-Based; Risk-Informed; Risk-Sensitive; Sendai Framework; Sustainable Development; Urban planning; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Natural hazards cannot be avoided, but their damage to what human beings value, such as life, health, and property, can be limited. Climate change will increase extreme weather events and overall disaster risk, which will particularly affect Least Developed Countries. READ MORE