Essays about: "vulnerability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 625 essays containing the word vulnerability.

  1. 1. Reaching Those ‘Out-of-Reach’: An Explorative Case-Study of Fire Prevention in Vulnerable Urban Communities within Copenhagen.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Aron Fransson; [2021]
    Keywords : Fire Prevention; Fire Rescue Services; Risk Communication; Fire Governance; Urban Vulnerable Communities; Community Risk Reduction; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Considering the nature of vulnerability to fires and at-risk groups, the issue is arguably a social problem where spatial analysis has allowed for a greater context, beyond the individual, to be analyzed. Furthermore, reports from fire rescue services of local safety concerns and the convergence of interest between different stakeholders has made communities disposition to fire safety increasingly relevant. READ MORE

  2. 2. The European Refugee Crisis and Services Trade in Greater Copenhagen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alfred Arnborg; Gustav Sundén; [2021]
    Keywords : Trade in Services; Difference-in-Differences; Border Controls; Schengen; European Refugee Crisis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes trade in services’ vulnerability to exogenous shocks in order to contribute to the often-neglected area of international trade in services. It is accomplished by examining how Sweden’s border measures during the European refugee crisis affected services trade between Sweden and Denmark. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. The aid allocation dilemma : How to balance recipient vulnerability and recipient capacity?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Holm; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : How bilateral aid donors allocate their adaptation aid is of importance since the most vulnerable to climate change often lack the capacities necessary to combat climate change impacts alone. However, from a donor perspective, the lack of institutional capacity implies that the allocated resources might be managed less effectively compared to in a context with ’good governance’. READ MORE