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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 ...
Views from the frontline: a critical assessment of local risk governance in South Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
In 2005 the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction introduced the ‘Hyogo Framework for Action’ (HFA) aimed at mainstreaming disaster risk reduction. Subsequently, the ‘Global Network for Disaster ...