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. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Environmental risk management: A participatory diagnosis from a rural school in Colombia  
Carolina Moncayo, Christian Benitez, Víctor Quintero, Carolina González, Jorge Muñoz, Claudia Hernandez, Manuel Benavides
27 November 2023

Essay - Special Collection: Framing and modelling disaster risk

Do we need to reframe risk once again?  
Ian Christoplos, John Mitchell
22 November 2023

Original Research

Community-based participatory planning contribution to social capital for enhanced disaster resilience in rural Matobo, Zimbabwe  
Thabo Ndlovu, Mthabisi Msimanga
22 November 2023

Original Research

The influence of cash assistance on the localisation agenda in Kenya’s humanitarian sector  
Pablo V. Holm-Nielsen, Peter Furu, Emmanuel Raju
21 November 2023

Original Research

Strategies and perceptions towards flood control and waste management in Limbe city, Cameroon  
Mabel N. Wantim, Asong F. Zisuh, Ngankam S. Tendong, Roy L. Mbua, Emilien N. Findi, Samuel N. Ayonghe
20 November 2023

Original Research

Volunteer altruistic behaviour in terms of disaster threat type  
Nevi K. Arianti, Koentjoro Koentjoro
14 November 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Framing and modelling disaster risk

Reflections from PEARL for an era of systemic risks, uncertain futures and complex governance  
Arabella Fraser
30 October 2023

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
20 October 2023

Opinion Paper

A disaster of politics: The energy supply crisis in South Africa  
Gideon J. Wentink
18 October 2023

Original Research

A structured literature review of the health infodemic on social media in Africa  
Charity Hove, Liezel Cilliers
29 September 2023
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Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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