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  • 4th Biennial Conference of the Southern Africa Society for Disaster Reduction Durban University of Technology
    North-West University


    Date: 17 - 19 Oct 2018
    Country: South Africa
    City/State: Durban
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4th Biennial Conference of the Southern Africa Society for Disaster Reduction

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): North-West University (NWU)

MAIN HOST(S): Durban University of Technology (DUT)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 17 - 19 Oct 2018 Location: South Africa (Durban) Venue: Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 45–47 Dr. Pixley Kaseme St

The fourth Biennial SASDiR Conference will explore practices to 'avoid disaster risk creation' as a compliment to a DRR approach. The aim of the conference is to harness its broad, interdisciplinary expertise on this topic by gathering academics, practitioners and any other stakeholder in disaster risk and disaster-related fields. SASDiR mainly focuses on the SADC region however values perspectives from all over the world. 

The conference sub-themes are as follows: 

  • Urban risk and development;
  • Climate-smart agriculture;
  • Eco-system based DRR;
  • Trans-boundary disaster risk management;
  • Socio-ecological resilience;
  • Climatology;
  • Natural resource management and DRR;
  • Hazard governance;
  • Intergovernmental relations;
  • Environmental management;
  • Community resilience;
  • Public health and education;
  • Risk creation as a trans-disciplinary issue;
  • Media and communication in DRR

Event website: http://sasdir.org/fourth-biennial-conference/



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