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Disasters in ‘development’ contexts: contradictions and options for a preventive approach
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
The relations of development and disaster offer a starting point for an overview of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in African contexts. A social vulnerability approach is adopted with its goal of improving conditions for ...
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 ...