PUBLICATIONS

A collection of all ACDS related and published articles, journals and newsletters

The ACDS  produces two regular publications: a journal and a newsletter as well as various other research outputs such as working papers, articles and research reports. Please use the navigation on the left  to further explore this field.

2017

Journal Articles

Nemakonde, Livhuwani D; van Niekerk, Dewald

An analytical framework for integrating parallel structures for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation Journal Article Forthcoming

Human and Policy Dimensions, Forthcoming.

BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction

Nemakonde, Livhuwani D; van Niekerk, Dewald

A normative model for integrating organisations for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation within SADC member states Journal Article

Disaster Prevention and Management, 26 (3), pp. 361-376, 2017.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction

Book Chapters

van Niekerk, Dewald; Nemakonde, Livhuwani D

Natural hazard governance: practices and key natural hazards in sub-Saharan Africa Book Chapter Forthcoming

Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.

BibTeX | Tags: South Africa

van Niekerk, Dewald; Nemakonde, Livhuwani D; Kruger, Leandri; Genade, Kylah

Community-based disaster risk management Book Chapter Forthcoming

Forthcoming.

BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk reduction

Nemakonde, Livhuwani D; van Niekerk, Dewald; Wentink, Gideon J

National and sub-national level doing disaster risk reduction including climate change adaptation Book Chapter

Kelman, Ilan; Mercer, Jessica; Gaillard, Jean-Christophe (Ed.): Chapter 31, pp. 330-, 2017, ISBN: 9781138924567.

BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction

2016

Journal Articles

Kruger, Leandri

The timing of agricultureal production in hazard-prone areas to prevent losses at peak-risk periods: A case of Malawi, Madagascar and Mozambique Journal Article

Jamba: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2016.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Africa, disaster risk reduction

PhD Theses

Coetzee, Christo

Towards a Complex Adaptive Systems Paradigm of Disaster Resilience: A study of Southern African subsistence agriculture communities PhD Thesis

2016.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster resilience, resilience

Nemakonde, Livhuwani D

Integrating parallel structures for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Southern African Development Commmunity PhD Thesis

2016.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation, community-based disaster risk reduction, development

Technical Reports

van Niekerk, Dewald; Murphree, Michael J; Prinsloo, Vicci; Lunga, Wilfred; Kruger, Leandri; Bredenkamp, PW; Nemakonde, Livhuwani D; Coetzee, Christo

Regional assessment on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and biodiversity in Eastern and Southern Africa Technical Report

IUCN 2016.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Africa, community-based disaster risk reduction

Kunene, Nonhlanhla D; van Niekerk, Dewald; Fourie, Kristel; Terblanché-Greeff, Aïda; Wentink, Gideon J

Impact of seismic events on socio-economic vulnerability: the case of the Khuma settlement in the North-West Province Technical Report

Potchefstroom, Report, 2016.

BibTeX | Tags: social vulnerability

2015

Book Chapters

van Niekerk, Dewald

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: towards community resilience Book Chapter

Du Plessis, A (Ed.): South African Environmental Law: The Governing Function of Local Government, Juta, Kenwyn, 2015.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, South Africa

Becker, Per; van Niekerk, Dewald

Developing Sustainable Capacity for Disaster Risk Reduction in Southern Africa Book Chapter

Collins, A E; Jones, S; Manyena, Bernard S; Jayawickrama, J (Ed.): Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society, Chapter 5, pp. 63-78, Elsevier Inc., Amsterdam, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: capacity development, disaster risk reduction

van Niekerk, Dewald; Ndlovu, Everson; Chipangura, Paul

Experiences of Africa: Status and Potentials Book Chapter

Shaw, Rajib; Izumi, T (Ed.): Disaster Management and Private Sectors, Chapter 6, pp. 83–104, Springer Japan, Tokyo, 2015, ISBN: 978-4-431-55414-1.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Africa, disaster risk reduction, private sector

Technical Reports

Nemakonde, Livhuwani D; Shoroma, Lesego B; Fourie, Kristel; Spies, David C; van Niekerk, Dewald; Gouws, Adri; Tsepe, Cynthia; Prinsloo, Vicci; Wentink, Gideon J

Independent evaluation study of the implementation of the Drought Relief Scheme for the 2013/2014 drought: Northern Cape Province Technical Report

2015.

BibTeX | Tags: drought

2014

Journal Articles

van Niekerk, Dewald

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

Disasters, 38 (4), pp. 858–877, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk governance, policy, South Africa

Book Chapters

van Niekerk, Dewald; Kruger, Leandri

Transboundary protection of biodiversity in the context of human and environmental security and climate change Book Chapter

Kotzé, Louis J; Marauhn, Thilo (Ed.): 19 , Chapter 14, pp. 348-376, Brill, 2014, ISBN: 9789004273894.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation

van Niekerk, Dewald; Wisner, Ben

Integrating disaster risk management and development planning: Experiences from Africa Book Chapter

Lopez-Carresi, Alejandro; Fordham, Maureen; Wisner, Ben; Kelman, Ilan; Gaillard, Jean-Christophe (Ed.): Disaster Management: International lessons in risk reduction, response and recovery, pp. 330, Routledge, New York, 2014.

BibTeX | Tags: Africa, development, planning

2013

Journal Articles

van Niekerk, Dewald; Coetzee, Christo; Botha, Doret; Murphree, Michael J; Fourie, Kristel; le Roux, Tanya; Wentink, Gideon J; Kruger, Leandri; Shoroma, Lesego B; Genade, Kylah; Meyer, Suna M; Annandale, Elrista

Planning and Executing Scenario Based Simulation Exercises: Methodological Lessons Journal Article

Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 12 (1), pp. 193-210, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: methodology, planning, scenario

Kruger, Leandri; Sandham, Luke A

Social Impact Assessment: The lesser sibling in the South African EIA process? Journal Article

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 48 , pp. 20-26, 2013, ISSN: 0195-9255.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: South Africa

Botha, Doret; van Niekerk, Dewald

Views from the Frontline: A critical assessment of local risk governance in South Africa Journal Article

Jamba: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 5 , pp. 1-10, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk governance, South Africa, Views from the Frontline

Coetzee, Christo; van Niekerk, Dewald

Towards a Disaster Risk Assessment Methodology for Communities Underlain by Dolomite Journal Article

Disaster Prevention and Management, 22 (4), pp. 351-365, 2013.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk assessment, dolomite

van Niekerk, Dewald; Annandale, Elrista

Utilising Participatory Research Techniques For Community-Based Disaster Risk Assessment Journal Article

International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 31 (2), pp. 160-177, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: community-based disaster risk reduction, participatory

Raju, Emmanuel; van Niekerk, Dewald

Intra-governmental Coordination for Sustainable Disaster Recovery: A Case-study of the Eden District Municipality, South Africa Journal Article

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 4 , pp. 92-99, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster recovery, Eden district

2012

Journal Articles

van Riet, Gideon; van Niekerk, Dewald

Capacity development for participatory disaster risk assessment Journal Article

Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions, 11 (3), pp. 213–225, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: capacity development, disaster risk assessment

Coetzee, Christo; van Niekerk, Dewald

Tracking the evolution of the disaster management cycle: A general system theory approach Journal Article

Jamba: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 4 (1), 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster management cycle, systems theory

Faling, Willemien; Tempelhoff, Johann W N; van Niekerk, Dewald

Rhetoric or action: Are South African municipalities planning for climate change? Journal Article

Development Southern Africa, 29 (02), pp. 241-258, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: climate change adaptation, South Africa

Books

van Niekerk, Dewald

Transdisciplinarity : the binding paradigm for disaster risk reduction Book

dspace.nwu.ac.za, Potchefstroom, 2012.

BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk reduction, transdisciplinarity

Booklets

van Niekerk, Dewald

Transdisciplinarity: The binding paradigm for disaster risk reduction Booklet

NWU, Scientific contributions: Series H: Inaugural Address: Nr. 254, 2012, ISBN: 978-1-86822-633-7.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk reduction, transdisciplinarity

Book Chapters

van Niekerk, Dewald; Coetzee, Christo

African Experiences in Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Book Chapter

Shaw, Rajib (Ed.): Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Chapter 17, pp. 333-349, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Africa, community-based disaster risk reduction

PhD Theses

Prinsloo, Barend L

The AU/UN hybrid peace operation in Africa - A new approach to maintain international peace and security PhD Thesis

School of Social and Government Studies, North-West University, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Africa, hybrid peace operations

2011

Journal Articles

van Vuuren, Isak Jansen D; van Niekerk, Dewald

Veld fire rapid impact assessment Journal Article

PositionIT, pp. 49–50, 2011.

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Nealer, Eric J; van Eeden, Elize S; van Niekerk, Dewald; Tempelhoff, Johann W N

Geohydrological issues of importance in the area governed by the Delmas Local Municipality Journal Article

Politeia, 30 (3), pp. 5–30, 2011.

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Technical Reports

Botha, Doret; van Niekerk, Dewald; Wentink, Gideon J; Coetzee, Christo; Forbes, Kylah; Maartens, Yolanda; Annandale, Elrista; Tshona, Toto; Raju, Emmanuel

Disaster Risk Management Status Assessment at Municipalities in South Africa Technical Report

Pretoria, 2011.

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van Niekerk, Dewald; Madubula, Nomonde; van Zyl, Koos; Visser, Riaan; Coetzee, Christo; Fourie, Kristel; Wentink, Gideon J; Maartens, Yolanda

An Alternative Financing Model for Disaster Risk Reduction in South Africa Technical Report

Pretoria, 2011.

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van Niekerk, Dewald; Coetzee, Christo

Rapid Impact Assessment Report: Veld fires in the Tlokwe Local Municipality on 23 August 2011 Technical Report

African Centre for Disaster Studies Potchefstroom, 2011.

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2010

Journal Articles

van Niekerk, Dewald; le Roux, Tanya; Louw, Nico

Explosion simulation at SASKO Klerksdorp: Observational research conducted by the NWU Journal Article

Disaster Management: Southern Africa, 6 , pp. 1–4, 2010.

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van Niekerk, Dewald

More rhetoric and less action? Journal Article

Disaster Management: Southern Africa, (September), pp. 1–2, 2010.

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Books

van Niekerk, Dewald

A framework for multi-sphere disaster risk reduction: The case of South Africa Book

Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbr, 2010.

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2009

Journal Articles

van Niekerk, Liezel; van Niekerk, Dewald

Participatory action research: Addressing social vulnerability of rural women through income-generating activities Journal Article

Jamba: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2 (2), pp. 127-146, 2009.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: participatory, social vulnerability, women

Technical Reports

van Niekerk, Dewald; Tempelhoff, Johann W N; Faling, Willemien; Thompson, Lynne; Jordaan, Dawid; Coetzee, Christo; Maartens, Yolanda

The effects of climate change in two flood laden and drought stricken areas in South Africa Technical Report

Potchefstroom, 2009.

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2008

Journal Articles

van Niekerk, Dewald

From disaster relief to disaster risk reduction: a consideration of the evolving international relief mechanism Journal Article

TD: The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 4 (2), pp. 355–375, 2008.

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Reid, Patricia M; van Niekerk, Dewald

A model for a multi-agency response management system (MARMS) for South Africa Journal Article

Disaster Prevention and Management, 17 (2), pp. 244–255, 2008.

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2006

Journal Articles

van Niekerk, Dewald

Disaster risk reduction, disaster risk management and disaster management: Academic rhetoric or practical reality? Journal Article

Disaster Management: Southern Africa, 3 (1), 2006.

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2005

Masters Theses

Reid, Patricia M

A Model for an Incident Management System for South Africa Masters Thesis

North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), 2005.

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PhD Theses

van Niekerk, Dewald

A comprehensive framework for multi-sphere disaster risk reduction in South Africa PhD Thesis

Unpublished PhD thesis, North-West University, 2005.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk governance

2004

Journal Articles

Vermaak, Jaco; van Niekerk, Dewald

Disaster risk reduction initiatives in South Africa Journal Article

Development Southern Africa, 21 (3), pp. 555–574, 2004.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: disaster risk governance, policy

2001

Books

van Niekerk, Dewald

Governance, Politics, and Policy in South Africa Book

Oxford University Press, USA, 2001.

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