International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Affiliated with the Global Risk Forum GRF Davos

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction - ISSN 2212-4209
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.369 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.599 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 1.242 (2015) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2015
5 Year Impact Factor: 1.443 (2015) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2014 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© Journal Citation Reports 2015, Published by Thomson Reuters
Volumes: Volumes 21-26
Issues: 6 issues
ISSN: 22124209
Editor-in-Chief: Penmellen Boret

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The International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (IJDRR) is the journal for researchers, policymakers and practitioners across diverse disciplines: Earth Sciences in its entirety; Environmental Sciences; Engineering; Urban Studies; Geography; and Social sciences. IJDRR publishes fundamental and applied research, critical reviews, policy papers and case studies focusing on multidisciplinary research aiming to reduce the impact of natural and technological disasters. IJDRR stimulates exchange of ideas and knowledge transfer on disaster research, mitigation, adaptation, prevention and risk reduction at all geographical scales: local, national and international.

Key topics:

Multifaceted disaster and cascade disasters

• The development of disaster risk reduction strategies and techniques

• Discussion and development of effective warning and educational systems for risk resilience at all levels

Climate Change and its implications in sudden disasters

Vulnerability analysis and vulnerability trends

• Emerging risks

The journal particularly encourages papers which approach risk from a multidisciplinary perspective.