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2021
This report showcases good practices in flood management approaches by the African cities to provide concise information on disaster risk reduction practices, with a specific focus on ecosystem – and nature-based solutions.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
The catastrophic mudflow destroyed a road between national parks Manyara and Ngorongoro. Car traffic was restored on the same day in Tanzania
A new report by PlanAdapt explores how the cities of Cape Town, Durban, Mombasa and Nairobi are rising to the challenge of urban flooding, and how their work can inspire others.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
The global COVID pandemic not only heightened interest in the field of disaster risk management, but in several instances required the use and implementation of emergency laws.
Conversation Media Group, the
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2021
This article explores collaboration between private companies and community of Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa, to build disaster resilience in the community.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
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2021
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by South Africa. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Coverpage of "Water in the time of drought II: Lessons from droughts around the world"
2021
This technical note explores drought situations and policies in Spain (including the Canary Islands), Chile, Mexico, the dry corridor between Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, Brazil, and South Africa.
Inter-American Development Bank
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2021
This study aimed to assess the significance of risk communication as a critical prevention and mitigatory strategy in disaster risk management, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
COVID-19 disaster response- South African disaster managers’ faith in mandating legislation tested
This report discusses how for the first time in the history of the Disaster Management Act, 57 of 2002, South Africa declared COVID-19 an epidemiological disaster.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
Africa is extremely vulnerable to and bears the brunt of drought, flooding, cyclones and other climate change-led weather events.
iAfrica
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2021

This document aims to succinctly summarize the climate risks faced by South Africa. This includes rapid onset and long-term changes in key climate parameters, as well as impacts of these changes on communities, livelihoods and economies, many of which

World Bank Institute