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Land tenure insecurity, vulnerability to climate-induced disaster and opportunities for redress in southern Africa
Land tenure is an important variable impacting on vulnerability to climate-related disaster. Land tenure insecurity is widespread in southern Africa and manifests itself in a number of ways that accentuate vulnerability ...
Ongoing climate crises and obstacles to adaptation: Observations from the Ditsobotla Local Municipality, South Africa
Adaptation is a key component for fostering resilience amongst farmers as they are exposed to the challenges caused by climate change. However, the implementation of adaptation strategies is not equal or easy for most ...
Disability and disaster risk reduction as an incongruent matrix: lessons from rural Zimbabwe
The policy thrust of disaster risk reduction initiatives is in many instances tailored towards able-bodied people. This is at the expense of those challenged in many facets such as physically, mentally and other forms of ...
The complexity of maladaptation strategies to disasters: The case of Muzarabani, Zimbabwe
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014)
Over the past decade disasters have increased both in complexity and multiplicity, worseningthe plight of vulnerable communities the world over. Many communities have devised copingmechanisms to mitigate the impact, but ...
Private companies and community collaboration : towards building disaster resilience in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa
The responsibility for building community resilience cannot and should not rest with the public sector alone. It requires all sectors to collaborate for the benefit of the entire community. Specifically, it is important ...