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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We Are Hiring!

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Gravitazz is currently recruiting for the following positions based in Midrand, Johannesburg (South Africa): – 2 Research and Programme Development Assistants (Interns) – Application deadline: 15 February 2017 – 1 Administrative Officer – Application deadline – 10 February 2017 Please refer to the vacancy announcements below for further details on the […]

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Call for Editorial Committee Members Gravitazz Quarterly Publication

Dear Colleagues and Friends, Chers amis ét collégues The Gravitazz Institute invites Volunteers who are interested and committed to serve as members on the Editorial Board of the Gravitazz quarterly publication series “African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction”. Click on the link below for the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the Editorial Committee. L’Institut Gravitazz invite […]

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Call for Papers / Appel à Communication

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Chers Amis et Collègues, We are pleased to inform you about the new Gravitazz Publication Series entitled “African Perspectives on Disaster Risk Reduction”. This quarterly publication series 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 […]

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Upcoming Training Courses – MARCH 2017 / Formations – MARS 2017

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Chers Amis et Collègues,  Gravitazz Institute will be offering a range of instructor-led courses as of March 2017, which will run per region (Southern, East, West and Central Africa), in both English and French. We will be offering both short courses (3-5 days) and longer diploma/certificate courses (between 6 months and 2 […]

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We are Hiring! Nous Recrutons!

Dear Colleague, The Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management is urgently looking for an Academic Coordinator to join its team in January 2017 and assist in coordinating the daily running of its training institute which will launch in February 2017. The position will be based in Midrand, South Africa. Requirements: • Solid experience […]

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