Contingency planning in southern Africa: Events rather than processes?

Article English OPEN
Mabaso, Elias; Manyena, Siambabala B;
(2013)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: Jàmbá : Journal of Disaster Risk Studies (issn: 1996-1421, eissn: 2072-845X)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/jamba.v5i1.95
  • Subject: Contingency planning | disaster risk reduction | response planning | preparedness | scenario | Geography | HD61 | Scoial Sciences | Risk in industry. Risk management | F800

With the increasing frequency, magnitude and impact of disasters, there is growing focus on contingency planning as a tool for enhancing resilience. Yet, there is little empirical evidence that reflects on the practice of contingency planning systems within the context ... View more
  • References (32)
    32 references, page 1 of 4

    Blaikie, P., Wisner, B., Cannon, T. & Davis, I., 1994, At risk: Natural hazards, people's vulnerability and disasters, Routledge, London. PMid:7798194

    Choularton, R., 2007, Contingency planning and humanitarian action: A review of practice , Overseas Development Institute, London.

    Eriksson, K. & McConnell, A., 2011, 'Contingency planning for crisis management: Recipe for success or political fantasy?', Policy and Society 30(2), 89-99. htp:// dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polsoc.2011.03.004

    Furedi, F., 2007, 'The changing meaning of disaster', Area 39(4), 482-489. htp:// dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2007.00764.x

    Government of Malawi, 2011, National contingency plan 2011-2012 , Department of Disaster Management Aafirs, Lilongwe.

    Government of Mozambique, 2008, Mozambique vulnerability analysis, Technical Secretariat for Food Security and Nutrition, Maputo.

    Government of Mozambique, 2011, Republic of Mozambique contingency plan for rainy and cyclone season 2011-2012, National Disaster Management Institute, Maputo.

    Government of Namibia, 2009, 'Report on the 2009 flood disaster response', Directorate Disaster Management, Windhoek.

    Government of Zambia, 2009, National contingency plan: 2009-2010 , Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit, Lusaka.

    Government of Zimbabwe, 2006, Inter-agency national contingency plan: 2006-2007 , Ofice for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aafirs, Harare.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark