Disaster Prevention and Management: Volume 31 Issue 1


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Emerging voices and pathways to inclusive disaster studies

Guest Editors: Collective of early career researchers – Eelaferi, Eefje Hendriks, Laura Marlene Kmoch, Femke Mulder, Ricardo Fuentealba

Disaster conversations: intersecting perspectives on cross-cultural disaster research

Susie Goodall, Zainab Khalid, Monia Del Pinto

This paper aims to demonstrate the importance of conversation among disaster studies researchers who may be positioned at times and to varying degrees as both insiders and…

Reviewing the place of migrants in disasters: a personal perspective

Anna M.S. Torres

The paper aims to call attention to issues that may be missing or taken for granted in discourses on migrants and disasters by applying the author’s viewpoint to reflect on gaps…

Aiming at a moving target: methodological reflections on the study of politics of citizen-centric governance in post-earthquake Nepal

Nimesh Dhungana

The growing prominence of disaster research has also prompted vibrant discussions about the motivation and ethical conduct of disaster researchers. Yet, the individual…

Reconstruction of heritage in Bhaktapur, Nepal: examining tensions and negotiations between the “local” and the “global”

Vanicka Arora

Cultural heritage, specifically built heritage – including monuments, urban ensembles, religious and palatial complexes – has emerged as a central focus of tensions and…

The reflective research diary: a tool for more ethical and engaged disaster research

Anuszka Mosurska

The purpose of this paper is to highlight how keeping a reflective research journal can help disaster researchers to work in a more ethical and engaged way.

The importance of context-relevant feminist perspectives in disaster studies. The case of a research on forest fires with the Atikamekw First Nation

Noémie Gonzalez Bautista

My research is a study of forest fires that occurred near the Atikamekw community of Wemotaci (Quebec, Canada). This article focuses on the gendered aspects of two forest fire…

Undoing disaster colonialism: a pilot map of the pandemic's first wave in the Mapuche territories of Southern Chile

Valentina Carraro, Sarah Kelly, José Luis Vargas, Patricio Melillanca, José Miguel Valdés-Negroni

The authors use media research and crowdsourced mapping to document how the first wave of the pandemic (April–August 2020) affected the Mapuche, focussing on seven categories of…

Considerations for creating equitable and inclusive communication campaigns associated with ShakeAlert, the earthquake early warning system for the West Coast of the USA

Mariah R. Jenkins, Sara K. McBride, Meredith Morgoch, Hollie Smith

The 2019 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) cites earthquakes as the most damaging natural hazard globally, causing billions of dollars of damage and…


Understanding “process vs product” in the shelter and settlements sector: a reflection

Jennifer Ward George

“Process” vs “product”: this concept was originally introduced by Ian Davis in 1978 in Shelter After Disaster. However, 40 years later, in the halls of universities, it would…

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