Register for our upcoming courses in Nigeria organized in partnership with CDRM&DS

Would you like to strengthen your understanding of GIS techniques applied to the Disaster Risk Management cycle and work on your ability to use spatial data as evidence when elaborating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) plans and strategies? Do you want to build your knowledge on how climate change adaptation measures, including integrated water resource management, […]

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Gravitazz’ Interview with SABC Radio

  Listen to our Managing Director’s recent interview with SABC Radio on the current drought situation in Africa. CLICK HERE Learn more about the devastating effects of El Nino, the potential of disaster risk insurance, the underlying human factor in disasters, and regional strategies for resource management, amongst others. “Unfortunately Disaster Risk Reduction and Management […]

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Call for Papers #2 – African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction

Gravitazz Quarterly Publication Series “African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction” aims at showcasing experts’ views, experiences and best practices in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) on the African continent. The peer-reviewed series thus seeks to spur knowledge exchange through evidence-based, policy-relevant and applied research and to address pressing questions relating to disaster risks, environmental hazards and climate change […]

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Our latest newsletter is out!

Dear friends and colleagues,  We are pleased to reintroduce our monthly newsletter in a revised, shorter, format, aimed at updating you on our activities. Stay informed and consult the latest issue of our Newsletter to find out what we have been up to for the last months and what is up next for us! Overview […]

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Organisation de notre premier atelier en Afrique francophone sur l’intégration du Cadre de Sendai

  Chers Amis et Collègues, Les ateliers Sendai sont une série d’ateliers organisés par l’Institut Gravitazz pour accompagner les acteurs d’Afrique sub-saharienne dans leur intégration du Cadre de Sendai sur la Réduction des Risques de Catastrophes dans leurs politiques et programmes nationaux. Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la tenue de notre premier atelier […]

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Gravitazz 3-7 April training on Disaster Risk Management

Between the 3rd and 7th April 2017, Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction facilitated an international training on Disaster Risk Management in Johannesburg, South Africa, which was attended by participants from Malawi and Eritrea. The modules covered during this training included : GIS technology for emergency preparedness and response Information management for decision making in disasters […]

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Register for our upcoming Disaster Risk Management course!

We are glad to announce that registrations are currently open for a special mixed course on Disaster Risk Management to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, between 22-26 May 2017 (Registration deadline: 22 April 2017).  This package, offered by the Gravitazz Institute, is entitled “Disaster Risk Management Special Short Course Package” and will comprise of […]

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Call for Papers Re-advertise: Africa Conference on the Economic Cost of Disaster: The Role of the Private Sector

Are you an Academic, Disaster Risk Reduction practitioner or a Professor with expertise in Disaster Risk Reduction? If so, this message is for you! Gravitazz Continental Initiative (GCI) is calling upon you to submit an abstract for the first ever Africa Conference on the Economic Cost of Disasters to be held in South Africa Pretoria […]

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African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction: Call for Artists/Appel d’artistes

The Gravitazz Institute invites Volunteers to submit Front Page Design Proposals for the first edition of its quarterly research publication series entitled “African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction”. Applications: Artist bio and/or Curriculum Vitae along with a draft-size reduced image of the artwork may be send to info@gravitazzcontinental.com and jessica@gravitazzcontinental.com. Deadline 15th March 2017 The […]

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Africa Conference on Economic Costs of Disasters: The Role of the Private Sector in Disaster Risk Reduction 2017: Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues and friends, We are pleased to invite interested professionals such as academics, higher education students, practitioners, and decision makers across the African Continent and beyond to submit papers for the Africa Conference on Economic Costs of Disasters: The Role of the Private Sector in Disaster Risk Reduction 2017. The conference, which is being […]

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