Essays about: "slum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the word slum.

  1. 1. Flood Management in the Kamrangirchar Slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Olivia Emelie Kjellgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Flooding; flood management; disaster management; disaster risk reduction; disaster recovery; disaster resilience; disaster preparedness; climate change; livelihood; vulnerability; adaptation; assets; economic insecurity; infrastructure; slum; sewerage networks; sanitation; housing; sustainable development; onion-peel approach; mixed method design; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A study on the Kamrangirchar slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh has been completed by analyzing literature involving qualitative data, as well as quantitative data using a mixed method research design. The quantitative data from the World Bank (2020) and the UNDP (2020) is provided as background for the research. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Paradox of Kenyan Slum Upgrading Programme - An interpretative case study about socio-spatial exclusion in the informal settlement of Kibera

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Melina Rupprecht; [2020]
    Keywords : socio-spatial exclusion; built environment; post-colonial urban planning; structural violence; place;

    Abstract : This interpretative case study examines the ways in which socio-spatial exclusion is main-tained though urban planning designs in the informal settlement of Kibera in Kenya. It ap-plies the theoretical and analytical framework of T. Mitchell and A. Church, M. READ MORE

  3. 3. Charcoal vertical gardens as treatment of drainwater for irrigation reuse : a performance evaluation in Kibera slum, Nairobi

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Uppsala University Sustainability Initiatives (UUSI); Uppsala universitet/Uppsala University Sustainability Initiatives (UUSI)

    Author : Niclas Grünewald; Gabriella Rullander; [2020]
    Keywords : Drain water; wastewater; wastewater reuse; irrigation; vertical garden; charcoal; charcoal filter; Kibera; Nairobi; Dräneringsvatten; avloppsvatten; återanvändning av avloppsvatten; bevattning; vertikal trädgård; kol; kolfilter; Kibera; Nairobi;

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  4. 4. Pathogen inactivation and quantitative microbial risk assessment for Peepoo sanitation system, Kibera

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Linnea Eriksson; Lisa Sundberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Quantitative microbial risk assessment; ammonia sanitisation; faeces; risk assessment; inactivation model; pathogen; Ascaris; E. coli; Campylobacter; Enterococcus; sanitation system; sanitisation technology;

    Abstract : Unsafe sanitation systems poses a risk for pathogen transmission, wherefore it is important to both inactivate pathogens present in human excreta and conduct safe sanitation systems from use to end-use. The Peepoo toilet, using ammonia sanitisation, have been suggested as a low-cost sanitation solution and is implemented in schools in Kibera, an urban slum in Kenya. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of Storytelling - How can everyday conversations transform participatory processes in architecture and community building?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Laura Nurmi; [2019]
    Keywords : Participatory design; Storytelling; Ethics; Architecture; Development industry;

    Abstract : Vardagliga konversationer kan sätta igång deltagande processer, men kan samtidigt också innebära ett hot mot normativa professionella praktiker. Min studie undersöker kommunikation och narrativa metoder i ett internationellt utvecklingssamarbete. READ MORE