Not logged in

Print this page



Postgraduate diploma in Disaster Risk Studies


Beginning in 2014 the ACDS started presenting a new postgraduate diploma on disaster risk studies. Completing this diploma will make it easier for candidates to enrol in the Masters Degree in Development and Management (Disaster Studies).  

Download the brochure here...

Applications for 2016 open until end of October



Knowledge Shop for Disaster Reduction now live!!


The Knowledge Shop for DRR is now accessible online. This project, sponsored by USAID is now open for downloads. To access the Knowledge Shop you are required to register and logon. Registration is free. Once registered a link to the Knowledge Shop will appear on the navigation menu to the left under "About".

What is this "shop" all about?

Who may use it?

What does it all mean?

Click here to register and find out more.


Most recent peer reviewed publications by ACDS staff and associates:




A critical analysis of the South African Disaster Management Act and Policy Framework

Dewald van Niekerk


Environmental Impact Assessment Review


Social impact assessment: the lesser sibling in the South African EIA process?

Luke A. Sandham & Leandri Hildebrandt


Disaster Prevention and Management

Volume 22, No. 4, 2013

Towards a disaster risk assessment methodology for communities underlain by dolomite

Christo Coetzee & Dewald van Niekerk


International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction


Intra-governmental coordination for sustainable disaster recovery: A case-study of the Eden District Municipality, South Africa

Emmanuel Raju & Dewald van Niekerk


Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies

Volume 5, No. 2, 2013

Land tenure insecurity, vulnerability to climate-induced disaster and opportunities for redress in Southern Africa

Tigere Chagutah



The African Centre for Disaster Studies is a proud member of:



Subscribe to our mailing list here...


Next page: About