Sökning: "disaster risk reduction and management"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade orden disaster risk reduction and management.

  1. 1. Flood Warnings in a Risk Management Context : A Case of Swedish Municipalities

    Författare :Erik Persson; Lars Nyberg; Inge Svedung; Charles Parker; Giuliano Di Baldassarre; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Early warning systems; floods; natural hazards; municipality; risk management; preparedness; disaster risk reduction.; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Sammanfattning : As a result of the United Nations’ International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (1990-2000), and recent high profile disasters, disaster risk reduction has climbed high on the international political agenda. There has been a paradigm shift from reacting to disasters towards preparing for and mitigating effects of disasters. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Hydro-Climatic Variability and Change in Central America : Supporting Risk Reduction Through Improved Analyses and Data

    Författare :Beatriz Quesada-Montano; Sven Halldin; Hugo G. Hidalgo; Ida K. Westerberg; Fredrik Wetterhall; Denis Hughes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Central America; climate variability; disaster risk reduction; droughts; drought indices; floods; hydrological model; process constraints; statistical downscaling; uncertainty; ungauged basins; water resources.; Hydrology; Hydrologi;

    Sammanfattning : Floods and droughts are frequent in Central America and cause large social, economic and environmental impacts. A crucial step in disaster risk reduction is to have a good understanding of the causing mechanisms of extreme events and their spatio-temporal characteristics. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

    Författare :Christine Wamsler; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; poverty reduction; urban planning; vulnerability; adaptation; settlement development planning; development assistance; disaster; social housing; disaster risk management; prevention; mainstreaming; El Salvador; mitigation; risk accumulation; risk reduction;

    Sammanfattning : The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Centralized Disaster Management Collaboration in Turkey

    Författare :Helena Hermansson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Charles Parker; Annica Sandström; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collaboration; disaster management; collaborative disaster management; cross-sector collaboration; trust; power balance; legitimacy; integration; local knowledge; local actors; civil society; interdependence; pre-existing relations; political affiliation; natural disaster; disaster response; damage assessment; aid distribution; search and rescue; decentralization; central-local collaboration; political-administrative system; Turkey; Van; Erciş; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    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

  5. 5. Disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in urban contexts: Integration and challenges

    Författare :Claudia Rivera; Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mainstreaming; Nicaragua; risk governance; Sweden; urban planning; disaster risk reduction; disaster risk management; Climate change adaptation;

    Sammanfattning : An increasing number of disasters continue to affect urban populations and housing infrastructure. The overwhelming majority of them have been caused by climate-related events. This situation has made the creation of synergies between climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk management (DRM) urgent. LÄS MER