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International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

Editors-in-Chief: P.J. Shi; C. Jaeger
Editorial Director: Ying Li

ISSN: 2095-0055 (print version)
ISSN: 2192-6395 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13753


Chenmin Pang, Ministry of Civil Affairs, China

Roger Kasperson, Clark University, USA



Peijun Shi, Beijing Normal University, China (spj@bnu.edu.cn)

Carlo Jaeger, Global Climate Forum, Germany


Associate Editors

Ilan Kelman, University College London, UK

Guoyi Han, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden

Qiang Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China


Editorial Board Members

Aniello Amendola, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria

Walter Ammann, Global Risk Forum GRF Davos, Switzerland

Johan Berlin, University West, Sweden

Yong Chen, China Earthquake Administration, China

Rosalind Cornforth, University of Reading, UK

Peng Cui, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Alexander Fekete, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany

JC Gaillard, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Iran

Adrian Gheorghe, Old Dominion University, USA                                                                       

Colin Green, Middlesex University, UK

Chunyang He, Beijing Normal University, China

David Johnston, Massey University, New Zealand

Xiubin Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Karen McNamara, The University of Queensland, Australia

Virginia Murray, Public Health England, UK

Norio Okada, Kyoto University, Japan

Dahe Qin, China Meteorological Administration, China

Ortwin Renn, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Adam Rose, University of Southern California, USA

Mario A. Salgado-Gálvez, International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Spain

Changqing Song, Beijing Normal University, China

Eric Strobl, Aix-Marseille University, France                                     

Zhenghong Tang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA                            

Denise D.P. Thompson, City University of New York, USA

Kathleen Tierney, University of Colorado, USA

Kaicun Wang, Beijing Normal University, China

Ming Wang, Beijing Normal University, China

Ben Wisner, Oberlin College, USA

Jianguo Wu, Arizona State University, USA

Shaohong Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Cunde Xiao, Beijing Normal University, China

Saini Yang, Beijing Normal University, China

Qian Ye, Beijing Normal University, China

Rukhe Zehra Zaidi, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

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    The International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (IJDRS) provides a pioneering platform for researchers and practitioners aiming at greater resilience and integrated risk governance in view of local, regional, and global disasters. IJDRS breaks new ground in research about disaster risks by connecting in-depth studies of actual disasters and of specific practices of disaster risk management with investigations of the global dynamics of disaster risks and theories and models relevant for advanced integrated risk governance.

    The journal’s primary aim is to enable the disaster risk community to communicate, learn, and progress in order to improve the capacities for integrated disaster risk and resilience identification, measurement, and governance at all scales.

    IJDRS is an interdisciplinary English language journal that publishes research articles that are problem-driven and solution-oriented, providing insights on major disasters in a timely fashion and addressing theoretical and methodological issues in disaster risk science.


    ·         Human dimensions of disaster risk

    ·         Disaster risk governance and resilience

    ·         Disaster risk and resilience indicators and measurement

    ·         Global change and disaster risks

    ·         Development and risk transition

    ·         Empirical studies and perspectives on major disaster events

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