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The complexity of maladaptation strategies to disasters: The case of Muzarabani, Zimbabwe
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014)
Over the past decade disasters have increased both in complexity and multiplicity, worseningthe plight of vulnerable communities the world over. Many communities have devised copingmechanisms to mitigate the impact, but ...
Disability and disaster risk reduction as an incongruent matrix: lessons from rural Zimbabwe
The policy thrust of disaster risk reduction initiatives is in many instances tailored towards able-bodied people. This is at the expense of those challenged in many facets such as physically, mentally and other forms of ...
The role of public participation in disaster risk reduction initiatives : the case of Katlehong township
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has become a policy priority worldwide and in line with this trend, the South African Disaster Management Act and National Disaster Management Framework prioritise DRR in efforts to build ...