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Challenges to disaster risk reduction: a study of stakeholders’ perspectives in Imizamo Yethu, South Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011)
South Africa is a complex and dynamic society, with overwhelming and increasing problems with disaster risk in the vulnerable urban communities in and around its rapidly growing metropolitan centres. The purpose of this ...
Grasping the hydra: the need for a holistic and systematic approach to disaster risk reduction
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009)
This article stresses the significance of recognising interdependencies between factors determining disaster risk in any attempts to integrate disaster risk reduction in international development cooperation. It bases its ...
Parallel structures for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Southern Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
During the last decade, the interest of the international community in the concepts of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation has been growing immensely. Even though an increasing number of scholars seem to ...