Journal's Policy for Open Access
All articles published in the journal International Journal of Disaster Risk Science are subject to the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/).
Publishing an article with open access leaves the copyright with the author and allows user to read, copy, distribute and make derivative works from the material, as long as the author of the original work is cited.
Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors; if any, as well as--tacitly or explicitly--by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work has carried out.
The author warrants that his/her contribution is original and that he/she has full power to make this grant. The author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors.
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