Essays about: "on disaster risk reduction, 2011"

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  1. 1. From Recognition to Adaptation: How does Forecasting relate to International Aid Funding in Food Security?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Matthias Grawehr; Þórarinn Gunnarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Forecasting; Food Insecurity; Famine; Funding; FEWS NET; Disaster Risk Reduction; Early Warning System; Complexity; Recognition; Adaptation; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The importance of early adaptation to reduce the impact of recognized risks has been underlined in recent years as featured aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Action. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between forecasted food insecurity levels and allocated funding directed at food security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of a Technological Tool in an Early Warning System within its Social Context: A Case Study from Durazno, Uruguay

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ane Carina Reiter; [2018]
    Keywords : Early warning system; technology decision-making; people-centred DRM; disaster risk reduction; Science General;

    Abstract : A disaster is not just natural but largely of social and political origin. To be effective, an early warning system must therefore be viewed as a social process with a strong focus on the people at risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effective Adaptation to Global and Humanitarian Challenges

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Pawel Oginski; Rockie Ssengonzi; [2012]
    Keywords : Adaptations; Humanitarian challenges; Preparedness; Disaster risk reduction management; Organizations;

    Abstract : ProblemIf current trends in disasters are anything to go by, we can expect more complex disasters in the future as a population, perhaps already weakened by conflict, climate or disease, is hit by a natural disaster.  This then requires a multifaceted and complex intervention of humanitarian actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Translating Participatory Theory Into Practice: Insights From Honduras On Relationships Between International Aid Organizations, Communities, And The Government Within The Setting Of Disaster Related Projects

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

    Author : Laura Parrott; [2011]
    Keywords : participatory development; NGOs; disaster risk reduction; disaster recovery; foreign aid; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As foreign aid money is continually spent in developing countries, it is incumbent that international aid organizations work towards improving the effectiveness of their projects. In the setting and context of disaster risk reduction and disaster recovery projects, this thesis aims to understand how foreign aid organizations can make Honduran communities less dependent on foreign aid through specific aspects of their relationships with communities and the local government. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges to Disaster Risk Reduction - a study of stakeholders' perspectives in Imizamo Yethu, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI); Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Annsofie Roth; [2011]
    Keywords : disaster risk reduction; urbanisation; informal settlements; urban hazards; vulnerability; South Africa; Western Cape; the Disaster Management Act of 2002; grounded theory; Imizamo Yethu; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The concept of disaster risk reduction has gained more and more attention since the end of the 20th century due to the exponential increased loss of human lives and material losses, without any evidence of increased number of hazardous events. Instead of just managing disastrous events, a greater emphasis has been put on prevention efforts; an understanding of underlying drivers and vulnerabilities, and rapid urbanisation have been identified as one of the major factors shaping nations’ risks. READ MORE