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Disaster event: Window of opportunity to implement global disaster policies?
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
Disasters have been predominantly construed as destructive events causing loss of lives, livelihoods and hard-won development. Much less attention has been paid to the constructive nature of disasters as creating potential ...
Challenges faced by rural people in mitigating the effects of climate change in the Mazungunye communal lands, Zimbabwe
The phenomenon of climate change is one of the most contested and debated concepts globally. Some governments still deny the existence of climate change and its impact on rural–urban areas around the world. However, the ...
Initiatives to boost resilience towards El Niño in Zimbabwe’s rural communities
Most Zimbabweans living in rural areas experience acute shortages of water for domestic and agricultural purposes. Household poverty amongst rural inhabitants is also increasing because of factors such as El Niño-induced ...