Slow-onset disaster and sustainable livelihoods : the Vaal River in the vicinity of Parys

@inproceedings{Riet2009SlowonsetDA,
  title={Slow-onset disaster and sustainable livelihoods : the Vaal River in the vicinity of Parys},
  author={Gideon van Riet and Johann Tempelhoff},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract: This article is based on data gathered during a research project commissioned by the Fezile Dabi District Municipality in the northern part of South Africa’s Free State Province. The research team (which included the authors) was asked to investigate allegations of pollution of tap water, as well as sewage from the local wastewater treatment plant flowing into the Vaal River in the town of Parys on the banks of the Vaal River. The authors adopt a sustainable livelihoods approach in… CONTINUE READING