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COVID-19 disaster response : South African disaster managers’ faith in mandating legislation tested?
For the first time in the history of the Disaster Management Act, 57 of 2002, South Africa declared COVID-19 an epidemiological disaster. Section 3 and 27(1) of this Act activated the responsible Minister in consultation ...
Investigating the prevention and mitigatory role of risk communication in the COVID-19 pandemic : a case study of Bloemfontein, South Africa
The South African disaster response activities surpass risk reduction since the implementation of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (DMA) and the National Disaster Management Framework of 2005 (NDMF). Risk reduction, ...
Managing health disasters and Civil–Military Cooperation : a case of COVID-19 in Pakistan
As an institution, the Pakistan Army has been playing a significant role in dealing with emergencies and disasters facing the nation. The novel coronavirus disease, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) COVID-19, was ...