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.

Show all


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


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


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


Journal Articles

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


Journal Articles

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