Essays about: "natural hazard"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words natural hazard.

  1. 1. Hydrological modelling and flood risk in a data scarce country: Matola, Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Sellick; [2020]
    Keywords : hydrological modelling; flood hazard; TFM-DYN; climate change; Matola; Mozambique; data scarcity; pluvial flooding; flood risk.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Flooding is a frequent natural hazard globally that is capable of major damage to society. The hazard is especially prevalent in Mozambique, in which many flood events with negative effects have occurred. Disaster risk management and research is therefore important in the country. However, as a developing country, it is subject to data scarcity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mobile-Based Early WarningSystems in Mozambique. : An exploratory study on the viability to integrate Cell Broadcast into disaster mitigation routines.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Douglas Ferreira Nogueira; [2019]
    Keywords : Public Warning Systems; Early warning Systems; Cell Broadcast; Mozambique; Disaster risk Management; Climate Change Adaptation; Emergency Response; Sistema de Aviso Prévio; Moçambique; Gestão de Calamidade; Mudança climatica; INGC; CENOE; INAM; DNGRH;

    Abstract : Mozambique is one of the countries most affected by natural hazards in the world. Therefore it can benefit greatly from enhancements on its early warning system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Orsakar utfodring med färskfoder en ökad utsöndring av vissa patogena bakterier i faeces hos hund?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Ellinor Runesvärd; [2019]
    Keywords : Färskfoder; Torrfoder; Hund; Campylobacter; Salmonella; ESBL E. coli; faeces;

    Abstract : Att utfodra hundar med färskfoder är en trend som den senaste tiden har ökat mycket i popularitet. Färskfoder är ett generellt begrepp för foder som innehåller en mald blandning av rått kött, inälvor samt olika sorters grönsaker. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk acceptance in flood affected areas in Nyando, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Viktor Asking; Jonas Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Risk acceptance; natural hazard; flood; drought; human values; risk perception; risk reduction; Nyando wetlands; Kisumu County; Kenya; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The area of Nyando wetlands experience floods almost every year due to heavy rainfall in the surrounding highlands. This area is populated, and this thesis aims to understand how the risk acceptance is developed. READ MORE