In South Africa the emergence of informal settlements was inextricably linked to race-based urban policies, in which housing played a vital role.
Studies-Published dateMonday, May 2, 2016 - 04:00
Report on flooding in the informal settlement, ‘Egoli’, in Philippi / Schaapkraal, Cape Town, 2010 and 2011
The report provides data and a descriptive understanding of flooding in one particular settlement that is affected: Egoli, in the Philippi Horticultural Area, Cape Town.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Journal articlesINFORMAL SETTLEMENTS FLOODS PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Climate change VULNERABLE GROUPS ADAPTATION TO CHANGE DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Flooding in Cape Town's informal settlements : collaborative capacity, community leadership and the conditions for settlements to move towards adaptation
Residents of informal settlements are particularly vulnerable to environmental hazards, as they lack proper infrastructure and homes are often built with inferior materials.Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
This research focuses on the changes in criminal urban violence that have accompanied the sociopolitical developments in Côte d'Ivoire since the 1990s.