Jàmbá: 2013 Volume 5 No 1
12 March 2013
- Translating disaster resilience into spatial planning practice in South Africa: challenges and champions / Van Niekerk, W
- Disaster risk assessment at Roburnia Plantation, Mpumalanga, South Africa / Makhado, RA & Saidi, AT
- Assessing the impact of sea-level rise on a vulnerable coastal community in Accra, Ghana / Appeaning-Addo, K & Adeyemi, M
- Disaster risk reduction in the Omusati and Oshana regions of Namibia / Amadhila, E; Shaamhula, L; Van Rooy, G & Siyambango, N
- Perceptions of water access in the context of climate change by rural households in the Seke and Murewa districts, Zimbabwe / Mudombi, S & Muchie, M
- Contingency planning in southern Africa: Events rather than processes? / Mabaso, E & Manyena, SB
- Disaster event: Window of opportunity to implement global disaster policies? / Manyena, SB
A word of thanks
- Acknowledgement to reviewers / Office, Editorial
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)The editorial team of Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies recognises the value and importance of peer reviewers in the overall publication process – not only in shaping individual manuscripts, but also in shaping the ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)Disasters have been predominantly construed as destructive events causing loss of lives, livelihoods and hard-won development. Much less attention has been paid to the constructive nature of disasters as creating potential ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)With the increasing frequency, magnitude and impact of disasters, there is growing focus on contingency planning as a tool for enhancing resilience. Yet, there is little empirical evidence that reflects on the practice of ...
Perceptions of water access in the context of climate change by rural households in the Seke and Murewa districts, Zimbabwe (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)The objective of the study was to assess perceptions of rural household heads with regard to various aspects of water access and climate change, and to evaluate whether there were significant differences in perceptions of ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)Namibia often experiences heavy rains in the north and north-eastern parts of the country, which results in severe flooding. For this reason, the country has endorsed the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) which seeks to ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)Climate change and its associated sea-level rise are expected to significantly affect vulnerable coastal communities. Although the extent of the impact will be localised, its assessment will adopt a monitoring approach ...
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)This study reports about disaster risk assessment undertaken at Roburnia Plantation, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches were followed to collect data. A total of eight experienced ...
Translating disaster resilience into spatial planning practice in South Africa: challenges and champions (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)It is highly likely that hazards and extreme climatic events will occur more frequently in the future and will become more severe – increasing the vulnerability and risk of millions of poor urbanites in developing countries. ...