Jàmbá: 2016 Volume 8 No 1
- A review of studies on community based early warning systems /Macherera, Margaret
- The Port Alfred floods of 17-23 October 2012: A case of disaster (mis)management? / Pyle, Desmond M
- Modelling a critical infrastructure-driven spatial database for proacite disaster management: A developing country context /Baloye, David O
- Modelling non-stationary annual maximum flood heights in the lower Limpopo River basin of Mozambique / Maposa, Daniel
- Persception-based analysis of climate change effect on forest-based livelihood: The case of Vhembe District in South Africa / Ofoegbu, Chidiebere; Chiriwa, Paxie W; Francis, Joseph; Babalola, Folarannmi D
- Indigenous knowledge for disaster risk reduction: An African perspective /Iloka, Nnamdi G
- Expanding the disaster risk management framework: Measuring the constructed level of identity as a factor of political risk / Prinsloo, Barend; Van der Waldt, Gerrit
- Insurance mechanisms for tropical cyclones and droughts in Pacific smal Island Developing States / Baarsch, Florent; Kelman, Ilan
- Onshore preparedness for hazardous chemical marine vessel accidents: a case study /Illiyas, Faisel T; Mohan, Keshav;
- Public and private partnership in disaster risk management / Eyerkaufer, Marino L; Lima, Fabiana S; Gonçalves, Mirian B
- Public health policy in a time of change and disaster in South Africa: 1910–1920 /Bain, Edwin G; Venter, Jan
- Developing a community-centred malaria early warning system based on indigenous knowledge: Gwanda District, Zimbabwe / Macherera, Margaret; Chimbari, Moses J
- Application of Standardized Precipitation Index to assess meteorological drought in Bangladesh / Mondol, Anarul H; Das, Subash C; Islam, Nurul
- Inadequate stakeholder management and its effect on a coherent sinkhole risk management strategy: the case of the Merafong Local Municipality, South Africa / Moshodi, Tshepo; Coetzee, Christo; Fourie, Kristel
- Indigenous practices of environmental sustainability in the Tonga community of southern Zambia / Kanene, Kennedy M
- Coastal erosion management in Accra: combining local knowledge and empirical research /Appeaning Addo, Kwasi; Appeaning Addo, Irene
- A review of children’s participation in disaster risk reduction / Muzenda-Mudavanhu, Chipo
- Exposing the profiteers of globalisation, disaster, conflict and detention / Von Meding, Jason K
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Children are often excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, yet they are one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters. As a result, they experience physical, psychological and educational vulnerabilities. ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Coastal erosion along the Accra coast has become a chronic phenomenon that threatens both life and property. The issue has assumed a centre stage of national debate in recent times because of its impact on the coastal ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Culture plays a significant role in conserving the environment. The purpose of this study was to explore the measures that have been employed by the Tonga people of southern Zambia to sustain their local biophysical ...
Inadequate stakeholder management and its effect on a coherent sinkhole risk management strategy: the case of the Merafong Local Municipality, South Africa (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)The Merafong Local Municipality (MLM) has historically suffered financial and human losses because of the presence of dolomite and the consequent formation of sinkholes. There is a great need for the MLM to address the ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Bangladesh is one of the vulnerable countries of the world for natural disasters. Drought is one of the common and severe calamities in Bangladesh that causes immense suffering to people in various ways. The present research ...
Developing a community-centred malaria early warning system based on indigenous knowledge: Gwanda District, Zimbabwe (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Malaria continues to be a major public health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa despite efforts that have been made to prevent and control the disease for many decades. The knowledge on prediction and occurrence of the disease ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)With the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910, the central focus of the newly appointed government was to alter and consolidate the policies of the pre-Union colonies that differed materially in many respects ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Private and public partnerships are defended by both guidelines for action and legal frameworks for disaster risk management. The objective of this study is to identify a framework for action that allows joint collaborative ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) are widely transported in marine vessels to reach every part of the world. Bulk transportation of hazardous chemicals is carried out in tank container–carrying cargo ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)One group of locations significantly affected by climate-related losses and damage is the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). One mechanism aiming to reduce such adverse impacts is insurance, with a wide variety of ...
Expanding the disaster risk management framework: Measuring the constructed level of national identity as a factor of political risk (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Political risk is identified as a dominant risk category of disaster risk management (DRM) which could negatively affect the success of those measures implemented to reduce disaster risk. Key to political risk is the ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Indigenous knowledge is valuable knowledge that has helped local communities all over the world survive for generations. This knowledge originates from the interaction between members of the community and the environment ...
Perception-based analysis of climate change effect on forest-based livelihood: The case of Vhembe District in South Africa (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Forests are vulnerable to climate change and are also major sources of livelihood for many rural households in Africa. This study examines rural people’s perceptions of climate change impacts on forest-based livelihoods ...
Modelling non-stationary annual maximum flood heights in the lower Limpopo River basin of Mozambique (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)In this article we fit a time-dependent generalised extreme value (GEV) distribution to annual maximum flood heights at three sites: Chokwe, Sicacate and Combomune in the lower Limpopo River basin of Mozambique. A GEV ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)An intense cut-off low weather system, more commonly known regionally as a ‘black southeaster’, caused severe flooding in Port Alfred and the surrounding coastal areas from 17 to 23 October 2012. Unconfirmed reports of ...
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)Community-based early warning systems involve community driven collection and analysis of information that enable warning messages to help a community to react to a hazard and reduce the resulting loss or harm. Most early ...