International Journal of Disaster Risk Management (IJDRM) is a  double-blind peer-reviewed (twice a year), open-access journal that 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 publisher is Scientific-Professional Society for Disaster Risk Management, Belgrade, Serbia - link. The founder of the journal is Assist. Prof. Vladimir M. Cvetković from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Security Studies - link

ISSN (printed edition) 2620-2662, ISSN (electronic edition) 2620-2786, UDC: 614.8.069

Submission of the articles doesn't involve article processing charges (APCs) neither submission charges.

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 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.

This is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. 

Keywords
Disasters,  disaster risk management, natural disaster, technological disaster, emergency situations, crisis management, theory and practice, mitigation, preparedness, hazards, policy, natural, complex, emergencies, political, aid, relief, developing, humanitarian, field, reports, refugee, journal, research, analysis, review.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

Central and Eastern Europen Online Library - link

National Library of Serbia - COBISS.SR-ID - 275644172 - link

Crossref - link

ROAD – Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources - link

Fatcat - link

Google scholar citations - link

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal. International Journal of Disaster Risk Management (IJDRM) allows authors to deposit publisher's version/PDF in an institutional repository, research gate, Academia.edu, and non-commercial subject-based repositories, or to publish it on Author's personal website (including social networking sitesand/or departmental website, at any time after publication in compliance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial – NoDerrivatives 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). The Publisher's copyright and source must be acknowledged and a link must be made to the article's DOI (HTML link).

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

  • Disaster and crisis management theory and practice,
  • Risk awareness and assessment,
  • Hazard and vulnerability analysis,
  • Knowledge development including education, training, research, and information on disasters,
  • Public commitment and institutional frameworks, including organizational, 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.

 Submission Process

 Authors are kindly invited to submit their formatted full papers. All paper submissions will be blind peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, research content, correctness, relevance to conference, and readability (reviewer form). Please read the complete submission and formatting guidelines before submitting your paper.

You can submit your paper through the following  Link 

or to send via disaster.risk.management.serbia@gmail.com if you have a problem with the online platform.

Manuscripts are accepted for review with the understanding that the same work has not been, will not be, nor is at present submitted elsewhere, and that its submission for publication has been approved by all of the authors and by the institution where the work was carried out; in addition that any person cited as a personal communication has approved such citation. Written authorization may be required at the editor's discretion.

Articles and any other material published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Management represent the opinions of the author(s) and should not be construed to reflect the opinions of the editor(s) and the publisher. Authors submitting a manuscript do so with the understanding that if it is accepted for publication, copyright in the article, including the right to reproduce the article in all forms and media, shall be assigned exclusively to the publisher. The publisher will not refuse any reasonable request by the author for permission to reproduce any of his/her contributions to International Journal Of Disaster Risk Management.

Submit your Manuscripts

 All the submissions should be submitted in disaster.risk.management.serbia@gmail.com or you can submit your paper through the following  Link 

 Length of paper

 The usual length of the paper should be restricted to 4.000 words. However, a longer paper can be considered by the editorial team, when applicable. The longer paper will be subjected to a delay in publication.

List of Symbols

 The manuscript should contain a list of all symbols used in the paper. They should be identified typographically for the printer, not mathematically. This list will not appear in print but is essential to avoid publication delay.

Footnotes

 Text footnotes should be avoided whenever possible. If they must be used, indicate them by superscript lower-case letters in the text.

Reviewers’ responsibilities

Peer review assists the Editor-in-Chief in making final editorial decisions and the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the different parts of the paper. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest. They must use the reviewer template - link.

References

References are to be listed in the order cited in the text as APA (7th - American Psychological Association) style. References in the text are to be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals, in the order of the first appearance.