COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT: Urban Strategies to Overcome Floods Linked to Climate Change
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Almost half of the major natural disasters happening in the world have to do with flooding. The number of such events has been increasing over the years due to climate change combined with an accelerated and uncontrolled urban growth.
My thesis adresses vulnerability in Latin-American cities affected by floods. Adapting to the temporary floods and strengthening the community social and economically to reduce vulnerability and promote a more integrated development .
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 40 p.
Urban, Strategies, Floods, Latinamerica, Community
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-119262OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-119262DiVA: diva2:610270
Subject / course
Urban Planning and Design
Degree of Master - Sustainable Urban Planning and Design
2012-05-24, SVG, Osquarsbacke
, Stockholm, 17:30 (English)
Betancour, Ana, ProfessorMontes, Jaime
Schalk, Meike, Dr.