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International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM)

Submit a Paper to the International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM)

Published Semi-Annually. Est. 2018.
The International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM) provides a forum through which researchers, professionals, practitioners, policy makers, university students, and alike from multidisciplinary backgrounds including social sciences, behavioral sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, geography, management, public policy, and emergency management can share emerging knowledge and disseminate study findings in all aspects of disaster and emergency studies. The journal provides a means to exchange the latest ideas and concerns on the disaster studies.
ISSN: 2572-4940|EISSN: 2572-4932|DOI: 10.4018/IJDREM
The Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM) invite authors to submit manuscripts for consideration in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, coverage and guidelines for submission to IJDREM.


International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM) publishes quality manuscripts and research studies of researchers, policy makers, practitioners, and emergency professionals from around the world. The IJDREM provides a forum to planners and policy analysts, practitioners, academicians, and others from around the world to exchange their views and ideas on all aspects of disaster and emergency studies. With respect to content, the journal serves as an applied and scholarly venue for a variety of topics on disaster-related international and domestic policy issues, theory, empirical studies, and comprehensive reviews of literature.


IJDREM is interested in all aspects of disaster and emergency studies highlighting various issues, problems, new ideas, and concepts from all researchers, academics and practitioners around the world. Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters
• Disaster risk reduction and management
• Disaster preparedness and mitigation
• Disaster response and public policy
• Disaster recovery and sustainability
• Issues in emergency management and planning
• Emergency response and public policy
• Social vulnerability and resiliency
• Social capital and disaster resiliency
• Environmental hazards and environmental justice
• Environmental disasters
• Evacuation in natural disasters: Hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes
• Man-made and technology hazards
• Nuclear power emergency management
• Response to terror threats and disasters
• Humanitarian issues in responding to disasters
• Contingency disaster planning and management
• Disaster planning
• Vulnerability assessment
• Humanitarian issues resulting from civil, ethnic, and religious conflict
• Riots and large-scale protests


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 5,000–7,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

All manuscripts must be submitted through the E-Editorial Discovery™ online submission manager:

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Drs. Dean Kyne and William Donner
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas, USA
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