The placement of the disaster management function within district, metropolitan and provincial government structures in South Africa

@inproceedings{Diedericks2010ThePO,
  title={The placement of the disaster management function within district, metropolitan and provincial government structures in South Africa},
  author={Melvin Diedericks and Gideon van Riet},
  year={2010}
}
In this article the authors investigate the optimal placement of Disaster Risk Management Centres in district and metropolitan municipalities and provincial government institutional structures in South Africa. In particular the authors investigate which organisational placement best facilitates effective disaster risk management. The fi ndings of the study are based on interviews with senior Disaster Risk Management Centre (DRMC) staff members from both provincial and local government. The… CONTINUE READING

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