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Contingency planning in southern Africa: Events rather than processes?
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
With the increasing frequency, magnitude and impact of disasters, there is growing focus on contingency planning as a tool for enhancing resilience. Yet, there is little empirical evidence that reflects on the practice of ...
The Hyogo framework for action and its implications for disaster management and reduction in Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)
At the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, Hyogo, Japan, in January 2005, the international community adopted a 10-year plan to make the world safer from disasters. The resultant Hyogo Framework for Action is the global ...