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Examining the disaster mitigation efforts in eThekwini Municipality: the case of Umlazi Township in South Africa.
Disaster mitigation in South Africa is characterised by poor implementation of policies, thus there are few interventions that prevent the disaster impact or the reoccurrence of damages. Previous studies (Van Niekerk, 2014; ...
Evaluation of disaster risk reduction initiatives at eThekwini Municipality’s Disaster Management Unit.
In recent times eThekwini Municipality has experienced various kinds of disasters such as storms, fires and floods or heavy rains. This exposes communities’ especially vulnerable communities to extreme risks including ...