Sökning: "natural disaster"

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  1. 1. Disaster response for recovery : survivors experiences, and the use of disaster radio to promote health after natural disasters

    Författare :Karin Hugelius; Annsofie Adolfsson; Mervyn Gifford; Per Örtenwall; Birgitta Wireklint Sundström; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; natural disaster; disaster response; disaster health; recovery; resilience;

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Geographical Distribution of Disasters Caused by Natural Hazards in Data-scarce Areas : Methodological exploration on the Samala River catchment, Guatemala

    Författare :Agnes Jane Soto Gómez; Veijo Pohjola; Allan Rodhe; Giuliano di Baldassarre; Günter Blöschl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; natural disasters; Guatemala; data-scarce areas; natural disaster science methods; natural disaster maps; Geovetenskap med inriktning mot naturgeografi; Earth Science with specialization in Physical Geography;

    Sammanfattning : An increasing trend in both the number of disasters and affected people has been observed, especially during the second half of the 20th century. The physical, economic and social impact that natural hazards have had on a global scale has prompted an increasing interest of governments, international institutions and the academia. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Watermarks : Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina

    Författare :Susann Ullberg; Gudrun Dahl; Penny Harvey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; natural disaster; memory; vulnerability; resilience; adaptation; adaptability; Argentina; Santa Fe; naturkatastrof; minne; sårbarhet; resiliens; anpassning; Argentina; Santa Fe; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi; Natural disaster; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; disaster; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    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

  5. 5. Microsimulation Models for Disaster Policy Making

    Författare :Lisa Brouwers; Magnus Boman; Nick Gotts; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Microsimulation; Policy Making; Disaster Management; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Two executable simulation models for answering policy questions were designed and implemented. The first for a flood management case, and the second for a disease transmission case that is currently underway. The flood simulation model differs from earlier natural disaster simulation models in several respects. LÄS MER