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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 ...
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 ...