Making a real difference in the lives of participating communities.

DMS NPC is a non-profit company, with the:


Resilient communities that are self-reliant and adaptable through sustainable livelihoods.


Enhancing community resilience.

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Our Story

Disaster Risk Management NPC (t/a DMS NPC) was originally founded in 1999 as a private company and has been operating as a Non Profit Company (NPC) since 2017.

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DMS NPC operates in the disaster risk management field, focusing on the delivery of tailor-made solutions with the intent of effectively managing disaster risk and enhancing community resilience. 

Our Organisational Structure

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Our Organisational Structure

DMS NPC's structure enables development and supports the building blocks within communities, to help create mature communities which are resilient to known priority disaster risks.

Our Business Approach

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Our Business Approach

With the shifting of paradigms from reactive emergency management to disaster risk reduction, adaptation and resilience, there is greater emphasis on proactive pre-disaster and developmental interventions.

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Our Dynamic Process


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Our Dynamic Process

DMS NPC’s process involves identifying and understanding local needs and disaster risks in order to develop tailor-made community based solutions for effective disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.

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Our Partners

DMS NPC’s collaborates with strategic partners to ensure local needs and disaster risks are successfully addressed.

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48 Ringwood Dr, Pinelands, Cape Town, 7405


+27 (0)87 265 9421


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Our Accreditation

DMS NPC is accredited with the following SETAs with LG SETA as the Primary SETA:

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Our Membership

DMS NPC is a member of the following institutions:

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Image of IRMSA - The Institute of Risk Management South Africa
Image of GNDR - Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction


Quick links to some related and association websites.


The South African National Disaster Management Centre website.


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The Institute of Risk Management of South Africa website.


The Disaster Management institute of Southern Africa website.

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