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International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

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26.05.2020 | Article Open Access

Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Tweet Mining for Event Detection: A Case Study of Hurricane Florence

Extracting information about emerging events in large study areas through spatiotemporal and textual analysis of geotagged tweets provides the possibility of monitoring the current state of a disaster. This study proposes dynamic spatio-temporal …

25.05.2020 | Article Open Access

Linking a Storm Water Management Model to a Novel Two-Dimensional Model for Urban Pluvial Flood Modeling

This article describes a new method of urban pluvial flood modeling by coupling the 1D storm water management model (SWMM) and the 2D flood inundation model (ECNU Flood-Urban). The SWMM modeling results (the overflow of the manholes) are used as …

25.05.2020 | Article Open Access

Evaluation of Fire Service Command Unit Trainings

The lack of routine and training of command units and emergency managers is among the main causes of suboptimal decisions and could lead to serious consequences. To ensure optimal standards of emergency management training, specific and valid …

20.05.2020 | Article Open Access

Remembering, Forgetting, and Absencing Disasters in the Post-disaster Recovery Process

Sustainable post-disaster recovery implies learning from past experience in order to prevent recreating forms of vulnerability. Memory construction supports both the healing process and redevelopment plans. Hence, memory of disaster results from …

19.05.2020 | Short Article Open Access

A Likert Scale-Based Model for Benchmarking Operational Capacity, Organizational Resilience, and Disaster Risk Reduction

Likert scales are a common methodological tool for data collection used in quantitative or mixed-method approaches in multiple domains. They are often employed in surveys or questionnaires, for benchmarking answers in the fields of disaster risk …

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International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (IJDRS) is a fully sponsored, peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. It addresses theoretical and methodological issues in all areas of disaster risk science: emergency response technology and risk management; risk governance policies and regulations. Coverage includes case studies and research comparing responses to major disasters worldwide.

IJDRS promotes International Human Dimensions Program on Global Environmental Change – Integrated Risk Governance Project research. This includes revealing the dynamic processes of disaster risk; using case studies and comparative analyses to establish risk governance models targeting disasters which might exceed capacities; refining modeling tools; and fostering integrated disaster risk science that meets the challenges of sustainable development.

The journal is a platform for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers, which aims to improve international, national and regional capacities for disaster risk analysis, management, and governance.

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