ABOUT US

DiMSUR is the sub-regional Technical Centre for Disaster Risk Management, Sustainability and Urban Resilience

DiMSUR focuses on urban resilience and provides technical assistance on disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change in Southern Africa and the South-West Indian Ocean. DiMSUR is a non-profit, autonomous, regional organization which is international in status and non-political in management, staffing and operations. DiMSUR works with governments, NGOs, the United Nations, academia and civil society. DiMSUR’s founding members are the Governments of Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique and The Union of the Comoros. The headquarters is located in Maputo, Mozambique, with presence in the other member countries.

CityRAP TOOl

The City Resilience Action Planning Tool

DiMSUR develops innovative tools to improve local, national and sub-regional capacities to reduce vulnerability and build resilience of communities to natural and man-made hazards.  DiMSUR’s flagship product is the CityRAP Tool

The CityRAP Tool has been conducted in 20 cities from 9 countries in Africa

  • CITYRAP TOOL IMPLEMENTED IN:
    Mozambique
    Malawi
    Madagascar
    Ethiopia
  • TRAINING OF TRAINERS DELIVERED IN:
    The Union of the Comoros
    Cape Verde
    Sao Tome and Principe
    Guinea-Bissau
    Burkina Faso

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