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Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies is an influential, frequently cited, accredited, peer reviewed and Open Access journal published since 2006. Jàmbá (meaning disaster in Yoruba) is a journal in the field of disaster reduction, aimed at serving as a platform for discussion and debate in this relatively new field of study.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dewald van Niekerk, North-West University, South Africa.

Financial support and affiliations: Southern Africa Society for Disaster Reduction (South Africa).

Latest articles

Original Research
Public and private partnership in disaster risk management
Marino L. Eyerkaufer, Fabiana S. Lima, Mirian B. Gonçalves
Vol 8, No 1 (2016), 10 pages
Published: 2016-09-21

Original Research
Onshore preparedness for hazardous chemical marine vessel accidents: A case study
Faisel T. Illiyas, Keshav Mohan
Vol 8, No 1 (2016), 7 pages
Published: 2016-09-20

Original Research
Insurance mechanisms for tropical cyclones and droughts in Pacific Small Island Developing States
Florent Baarsch, Ilan Kelman
Vol 8, No 1 (2016), 12 pages
Published: 2016-08-31


ISSN: 1996-1421 (print) | ISSN: 2072-845X (online)

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