Jàmbá: 2010 Volume 3 No 1
25 April 2010
- The Hyogo framework for action and its implications for disaster management and reduction in Africa / Olowu, D
- Assessing urban fire risk in the central business district of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania / Kachenje, Y; Kihila, J & Nguluma, H
- Values in risk perception - studying the relationship between values and risk perception in three countries / Nordenstedt, H & Ivanisevic, J
- Community perceptions and response to flood risks in Nyando District, Western Kenya / Nyakundi, H; Mogere, S; Mwanzo, I & Yitambe, A
- Population vulnerability and disaster risk reduction: a situation analysis among the landslide affected communities in Kerala, India / Santha, SD & Sreedharan, RK
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)Very little has been written on the growing number of urban disaster risk hotspots, or the integration of disaster risk reduction and human settlement planning in Africa aside from publications by the World Bank, United ...
Population vulnerability and disaster risk reduction: a situation analysis among the landslide affected communities in Kerala, India (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)Landslides affect at least 15% of the land area of India, exceeding 0.49 million km2. Taking the case of landslide affected communities in the state of Kerala in India, this paper demonstrates that the focus has seldom ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)In Kenya, the ability of local people to resist the impact of disasters has not been given adequate attention. A descriptive cross sectional study sought to investigate community perceptions and responses to flood risks ...
Values in risk perception - studying the relationship between values and risk perception in three countries (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)Risk perception research has largely focused on finding how di$erent demographic variables predict risk perception dimensions. This article suggests including motivational values among the areas of focus, being a dimension ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)Buildings as infrastructure along with people’s lives need protection against fire outbreaks. Knowledge on the use of installed facilities is essential in tackling There emergencies, otherwise their installation becomes ...
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 ...