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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 ...
Social work assessment of climate change: case of disasters in greater Tzaneen municipality
Climate-change-induced disasters such as floods, heavy storms, tornadoes and extreme lightning are becoming more frequent in Africa generally and in South Africa specifically. Several factors contribute to Africa’s high ...
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 ...
Flood survivors’ perspectives on vulnerability reduction to floods in Mbire district, Zimbabwe
Disasters result from the interactions of hazards and vulnerability conditions. Considering the perspectives of survivors of a disaster event is critical for reducing the progression of vulnerability conditions. The Mbire ...