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  • Joubert, A; Archer van Garderen, E; Cull, T; Davis, C; Engelbrecht, F; Landman, W; Vincent, K (2012-03)
    Climate change information is difficult to communicate beyond the scientific community, due to its inherent uncertainty and complexity, yet at the same time end users need access to the information in a format that is ...
  • Vincent, K; Mambo, Julia (CSIR, 2017-09)
    Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction are closely related. Both address the same risks as well as the same objectives when dealing with climate change impacts. This chapter discusses the linkages between ...
  • Vincent, K; Mambo, Julia (CSIR, 2017-09)
    Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction are closely related. Both address the same risks as well as the same objectives when dealing with climate change impacts. This chapter discusses the linkages between ...
  • Davis, Claire L; Vincent, K (CSIR, 2017-10)
    The handbook (Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa) was conceived and designed with the intent to provide decision-makers with up-to-date information, appropriate for country planning, on the ...
  • Cull, T; Vincent, K; Davis, C; Archer van Garderen, E (CSIR, 2011-11)
    This chapter is concerned with how we can respond to climate change in order to reduce its adverse impacts. Following international practice, these responses can broadly be grouped into mitigation (reduction in the causes ...
  • Vincent, K; Cull, T; Archer van Garderen, Emma RM (Earthscan, 2010-10)
    It is well-known that women in developing countries tend to be more dependent on natural resources than men, and that female-headed households tend to rely more on agricultural livelihoods than male-headed households. ...
  • Vincent, K; Cull, T; Davis, C; Archer van Garderen, E (CSIR, 2011-11)
    In this chapter, the terms hazard exposure, sensitivity (or biophysical vulnerability), adaptive capacity (or its opposite - social vulnerability) and risk are introduced (see Box 4.1 for key definitions). Whether or not ...
  • Davis-Reddy, Claire L; Vincent, K; Mambo, Julia (CSIR, 2017-10)
    Southern Africa is susceptible to extreme weather events – particularly floods, droughts, fires and large storms, which have cost an estimated USD 10 billion in damages between 1980 and 2015 (based on data from EM-DAT). ...
  • Vincent, K; Cull, T; Archer van Garderen, E; Awiti, A (Elsevier, 2012-08)
    Increased public awareness, and the concomitant growth in political commitment to mitigation and adaptation, has made the need for accurate and relevant communication of scientific information on climate change more pressing ...