Gravitazz Monthly Newsletter Nov/Dec 2016

  Dear Friends and Colleagues It is with great pleasure that we are sharing the fifth and final edition of our monthly newsletter for 2016 with you. In it, you will find a selection of articles prepared by our team: Disaster Risk Reduction Events – Highlights November and December  Reducing Disaster Risk in Malawi – […]

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Appel à Candidatures – Formateurs (en Français)

Chers Amis et Collègues, Comme vous le savez certainement, à partir de Février 2017, Gravitazz proposera une variété de formations par région (Afrique australe, de l’Est, de l’Ouest et Centrale) en Anglais et en Français, parmi lesquelles des formations de courte durée (6 mois) et des diplômes/certificats (durée comprise entre 6 mois et 2 ans). Par conséquent, […]

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Call for Facilitators (English)

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you may already know, Gravitazz will be offering a range of instructor-led courses as of February 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 days) and longer diploma/certificate courses (between 6 months and […]

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Africa backs action on Sendai Framework

By Denis McClean Government Ministers, heads of delegation and national disaster management agencies from 47 African countries today agreed on a strategic plan to align disaster risk reduction with the priorities and targets of the global plan to reduce disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. They also agreed to forward the Mauritius […]

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Flash Flooding in Johannesburg South Africa

Joburg Zoo wall collapses, vehicles pushed off highway in flood disaster A boundary wall on Jan Smuts Avenue at the Johannesburg Zoo has fall following flash flooding disaster on Wednesday night. Hundreds of car drowned down the N3 Road. A spokesperson at EMER-G-MED Max Cohen said more than 10 vehicles pushed off the highway down and […]

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