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Erratum: vulnerability of Southern Afar pastoralists to climate variability and change, Ethiopia
The present study was carried out in the Southern Afar region in Ethiopia to assess the vulnerability of pastoral communities to climate change and variability. A household questionnaire survey was employed to collect data ...
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 ...
Accessing seasonal weather forecasts and drought prediction information for rural households in Chirumhanzu district, Zimbabwe
Seasonal weather forecasts and drought hazard prediction through media sources and indigenous knowledge help provide an understanding of early warning systems and the preferred source information by rural households. This ...
Economic vulnerability to tropical storms on the southeastern coast of Africa
Climate change will hit Africa economically hard, not least Southeast Africa. Understanding the impact of extreme climatic events is important for both economic development and climate change policy. Global climatological ...
Livelihood strategies and diversification amongst the poor : Evidence from South African household surveys
South Africa faces persistent challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality. Recently, there has been growing literature trying to effectively address such challenges as the livelihood strategies of the poor need to ...