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International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

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International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (IJDRS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal, addressing theoretical and methodological issues in all areas of disaster risk science, policy, and practice.

  • Prioritizing research articles that are problem-driven and solution-oriented, providing insights on major disasters in a timely fashion.
  • Linked to the Future Earth–Integrated Risk Governance (IRG) Project and the IDRiM Society, fostering integrated disaster risk science.
  • Open access with publication costs fully sponsored, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge (APC).
  • Pei Jun Shi,
  • Carlo Jaeger
Editorial Director
  • Ying Li
Impact factor
4.0 (2022)
5 year impact factor
4.7 (2022)
721,171 (2023)

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April 2024 |

Volume 15, Issue 2

Special Issue: Promoting Older Adults’ Engagement in Disaster Settings

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Beijing Normal University Press

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  2. Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  3. Baidu
  5. CNKI
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA
  8. Chinese Science Citation Database
  9. Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
  10. DOAJ
  11. Dimensions
  12. EBSCO
  13. EMBiology
  14. Engineering Village – GEOBASE
  15. Gale
  16. GeoRef
  17. Google Scholar
  18. INIS Atomindex
  19. Naver
  20. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  21. Portico
  22. ProQuest
  23. SCImago
  24. SCOPUS
  25. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  26. Semantic Scholar
  27. TD Net Discovery Service
  28. UGC-CARE List (India)
  29. Wanfang
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