Aim and Scope

Journal of Disaster Risk Management is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal serves all aspects of disaster studies, policy, and management. It provides a  platform for academics, policymakers and practitioners to publish high-quality research and practice concerning natural disasters, anthropogenic disasters, complex political emergencies and crises around the world. The journal crosses and affects interdisciplinary boundaries to promote communication, collaboration and teamwork between professions and disciplines to avoid (prevention) or to limit (mitigation and preparedness) the adverse impacts of hazards, within the broad context of sustainable development. The journal encourages to the interchange of ideas and experience, to decrease the risk of disasters and build community resilience within the context of sustainable development and planetary boundaries.

JDRM will cover all aspects of of disaster risk management from a gobal perspective, including but not limited to:

  • Risk awareness and assessment,
  • Hazard and vulnerability analysis,
  • Disaster and crisis management theory and practice,
  • Knowledge development including education, training, research and information on disasters,
  • Public commitment and institutional frameworks, including organisational, policy, legislation and community action,
  • Disaster prevention, mitigation, response, recovery planning, policies,  and implementation,
  • Promotes the interchange of ideas between practitioners, policy-makers and academics.