Urgent humanitarian assistance is needed in Namibia as the impact and effects of drought worsen, leaving people struggling to find food, suffering from malnutrition and selling their assets just to survive.
Namibia Drought Needs Assessment 2013
07 May 2014
In 2000 and 2001, severe floods struck large areas of Mozambique. The devastating impact of the flooding, and the relative lack of disaster preparedness among affected communities, provided the impetus and the opportunity for the Mozambique Red Cross...
Tags: Case Study, Early Warning Systems
31 Oct 2013
This is a report of the African Urban Risk Analysis Network (AURAN) project implemented by the University of Cape Town Disaster Mitigation for Sustainable Livelihoods Programme (DiMP) to strengthen efforts to mitigate informal settlement fires,...
Tags: Report, House fire, Livelihoods
07 Apr 2015
Are we, as a nation, prepared for a radiological or nuclear attack? With concern over continued terrorist threats at home and abroad, “dirty bombs”, and the nuclear armament of rogue states, this question is just as relevant today as it w...
Tags: Video, Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies