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Floording as a consequence of climate change and the associated increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events Research Proposal

Search more Proposals here : Sample Research Proposal Instructions 1. I want to focus on floording as a consequence of climate change and the associated increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. 2. This will be a comparative study of current and emerging patterns of vulnerability and adaptive capacity in communities faced with problems related to water quality, sanitation and hygiene resulting from flooding. 3. The research will be carried out in two or three countries yet to be determined (Ghana, Vietnam and Mozanbique is being proposed). 4. The extent to which these problems may be considered threaths to security will be studied along with the implications of their securitization. 5. The study will involve both a literature review as well as primary data collection in each country studied. 6. The study will be for three years 7. I wish to undertake the following tasks with special emphasis on water and sanitation:- a. Investigate the current and emerging risks resulthing from flooding b. critically examine, evaluate and if needed expand the current used models of analysing vulnerbility and adaptive capacity in the face of climate change. c. Analyse contextual factors influencing vulnerability and adaptive capacity including physical, environmental, sociocultural, economic and political factors that can influence human security and related risks d. Suggest means by which disaster risk reduction climate change adaptation and sustainable development practitioners - and possibly other agencies can better coordinate across disciplines. 8. Please, I will need to recieve it on or before wednesday 20 October 2009. 9. Thanks You can also check these papers.

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