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Disaster Prevention and Management

Disaster Prevention and Management

An International Journal

ISSN: 0965-3562

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2017 Impact Factor: 1.060*
5-year Impact Factor (2017): 1.224*

CiteScore 2017: 1.20
CiteScoreTracker 2018: 1.77 (Updated Monthly)

The new cover features Tlaloc, the Aztec deity associated with rain and water as well as soil fertility. It is believed to live in mountains and to be the cause of storm, hail, lightning and thunder, thus reflecting both the positive and negative nature of natural hazards.

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Disaster Prevention and Management (DPM) advances knowledge in the field of disaster risk reduction and management.

DPM bridges the gap between academic disciplines and stakeholders, including policy makers, practitioners, representatives of the civil society and local communities. It particularly welcomes contributions which emphasise multi-disciplinary and multi-actor perspectives on innovative topics related to disaster risk reduction and management.

The journal covers:

  • Hazards and disasters studies
  • Disaster risk reduction and management
  • Impacts of and response to disasters
  • Post-disaster recovery

The journal encourages the contribution of junior scholars, authors from less affluent countries and non-native English speakers. Support is provided to assist them throughout the reviewing and publication of their manuscript.

The journal publishes two types of articles. Long papers (up to 7,000 words) cover conceptual and theoretical reflections, methodological contributions and case studies. Short articles (up to 4,000 words) including commentaries, policy and practice briefings and field reports and book reviews. For the latter, reviewers are encouraged to send their review to the book author(s) to solicit a reply, which will be published along with the review. All articles submitted are subject to a double-blind peer review, for a full list of our referees please see below.

Image: Policy Briefing.

Image: Policy Briefing.

Disaster Prevention and Management is indexed and abstracted in:

  • ASFA-2: Ocean Technology, Policy & Non Living Resources Abstracts
  • ASFA-3: Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality Abstracts
  • Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management and Marketing
  • Current Contents ® / Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Geographical Abstracts: Human Geography
  • Health & Safety Science Abstracts
  • Journal Citation Reports / Social Sciences Edition
  • ReadCube Discover
  • Risk Abstracts
  • Taylor & Francis Ergonomics Abstracts

And ranked by:

  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals
  • Social Science Citation Index SSCI (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Scopus
  • The Publication Forum (Finland)

Disaster Prevention and Management is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.

* 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)

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