Essays about: "natural hazard"

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

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Informing preparedness planning: Applications of community-based vulnerability and capacity data in the Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Stefanie Eleanor Di Domenico; [2018]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; preparedness; preparedness planning; community-based disaster preparedness; vulnerability; capacity; Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments VCAs ; the Philippines; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Disasters are not natural, but rather a combination of a natural hazard and its impact on vulnerable people and resources. Therefore, when engaging in disaster risk reduction and coming to an understanding of disaster risk, existing conditions within society should be understood. READ MORE