Preliminary assessment of the gender aspects of disaster vulnerability and loss of human life in South Africa

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Tandlich, Roman; Chirenda, Tatenda G; Srinivas, Chandra S S;
(2013)
  • Publisher: AOSIS OpenJournals
  • Journal: issn: 1996-1421, eissn: 2072-845X
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/jamba.v5i2.84
  • Subject: disaster-related fatalities | HD61 | maternal healthcare | gender-adjusted death rates | South Africa | Risk in industry. Risk management | literacy inequality

South Africa has reached a medium level of human development and has a heterogeneous situation with respect to disaster risk management. In this article, a preliminary assessment of the gender aspects of disaster vulnerability and fatalities is presented. The United Nat... View more
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