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Qhaphela - Be Alert!
Phindiwe Nkosi
Posted on 09 Jun 2009

Qhaphela (meaning to "be alert" or "be aware" in Zulu) is the first newsletter of the Aon Benfield Natural Hazard Centre, Africa. Internationally acclaimed researcher, Prof Andrzej Kijko is the Director of the Centre which is located within the premises of the University of Pretoria.

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UP launches important natural hazards monitoring centre
Posted on 14 Nov 2008

The Benfield Natural Hazard Centre, Africa is set to undertake, publish and promote research and the advancement of knowledge in natural hazards, with particular emphasis on seismic and weather-related risk throughout Africa.

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Benfield Launches Natural Hazard Centre in Africa
Phindiwe Nkosi
Posted on 12 Nov 2008

The University of Pretoria is proud to announce the launch of the Benfield Natural Hazard Centre, Africa. The launch function — which is open to the media — takes place at 5pm this Thursday, November 13, at the Senate Hall (Hatfield Campus) of the University of Pretoria.

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