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Urban Vulnerability

ISBN: 9780855984915
This text aims to stimulate debate about risk reduction in urban settings and to identify key issues for further advocacy. The authors propose a conceptual framework for understanding urban vulnerability and link the concept with disaster risk.

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  • Synopsis
    This text aims to stimulate debate about risk reduction in urban settings and to identify key issues for further advocacy. The authors propose a conceptual framework for understanding urban vulnerability and link the concept with disaster risk.
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    Acknowledgements


    Introduction


    Christina Nomado


    Part 1: Understanding urban vulnerability
    Chapter 1: Urban vulnerability: A conceptual framework, Erika Coetzee

    Chapter 2: Dimensions of urban environmental risk


    Part 2: The Southern African context
    Chapter 3: Urban challenges in southern Africa

    Urban poverty and governance in southern Africa:

    Local governments and urban poverty reduction in eastern and southern Africa, George Motovu

    Challenges facing local governments in the SADC region with regard to their role in sustainable development, David Kithakye

    Urban challenges in five southern African countries:-

    Zambia, Darren Hedley, Malekiado Phiri and Liseli Bull-Kamanga

    Mozambique, Vicento Vasco

    Zimbabwe, Marck Chikanza

    Malawi, Ruth Butao Ayoade

    South Africa, South Africa's Urban Development Framework (1997)


    Part 3: Case studies from southern Africa: Strategies for addressing urban vulnerability


    Chapter 4: Increasing access to services, assets and opportunities
    Case study 1: The Ntwanano Project: Urban vulnerability and youth - Maputo, Mozambique, Vincent Vasco


    Case Study 2: The CSC-GTZ Urban Poverty Alleviation Project
    Urban vulnerability and service delivery - Lilongwe and Mzuzu City, Malawi, Ruth Batao Ayoade


    Case study 3: Partnership for adolescent Sexual and Reproductive health Project (PALS): Urban vulnerability and health - Ndola, Lusaka and Livingstone, Zambia, Francis K. Chanda


    Chapter 5: Increasing security in the urban enviroment


    Case study 4: Food security and nutrition: A comparison of rural and urban situations - Mozambique, Carina Ismael and Stephan Meershoek


    Case study 5: MANDISA: Monitoring, Mapping and Analysis of Disaster Incidents in South Africa: Urban vulnerability and disaster mitigation, Christina Nomdo/Disaster Mitigation for Sustainable Livelihoods Programme


    Case study 6: Incineration of obsolete pesticides: Urban vulnerability and waste management - Motola, Mozambique, Manuela D, Rassel and Jorge Guzman


    Chapter 6: Increasing participation in urban development


    Case study 7: PROSPECT (Programme of support for poverty Elimination and Community Transformation): Urban vulnerability and governance - Lusaka, Zambia
    Darren Hedley, Malekiado Phiri and Liseli Bull-Kamanga


    Case study 8: Local Government & Gender Project: Urban vulnerability and women in governance - South Africa Gender Advocasy Programme


    Case study 9: Integrated Urban Development Project: Urban vulnerability and integrated planning - Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe, Marck Chikanza


    Conclusion

    Christina Nomdo.
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