Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 122 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Disaster.
1. Disaster response for recovery : survivors experiences, and the use of disaster radio to promote health after natural disasters
Sammanfattning : Disasters occur all over the world, and affect a rising number of people. The health effects of natural disasters depend on several factors present before, during, and after a disaster event. However, there is only limited knowledge of survivors experiences, needs, and health after natural disasters. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Following unprecedented earthquakes in 1999, highly centralized Turkey initiated reforms that aimed to improve disaster management collaboration and to empower local authorities. In 2011, two earthquakes hit the country anew affecting the city of Van and town of Erciş in Turkey’s southeast. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The relationship between social experience and action in the context of recurrent disasters is often thought of in terms of adaptation. This study problematises this assumption from an anthropological perspective by analysing the memoryscape that mediates past experiences of disasters. LÄS MER
4. Improving disaster response evaluations : Supporting advances in disaster risk management through the enhancement of response evaluation usefulness
Sammanfattning : Future disasters or crises are difficult to predict and therefore hard to prepare for. However, while a specific event might not have happened, it can be simulated in an exercise. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Most people who survive a disaster respond with psychological reactions, but only a minority suffer from lasting psychological problems. Despite evidence of the significance of specific exposures for impaired psychological health after disaster, the relative importance of single exposures remains unclarified. LÄS MER