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

Resilient rural women’s livelihoods for poverty alleviation and economic empowerment in semi-arid regions of Zimbabwe  
Hilda Jaka, Elvin Shava
12 September 2018

Original Research - Special Collection: Climate and Beliefs

Challenges to belief systems in the context of climate change adaptation  
Brechtje S. Jooste, Jon-Vegard Dokken, Dewald van Niekerk, Ruth A. Loubser
06 September 2018


Erratum: A political economy analysis of decision-making on natural disaster preparedness in Kenya  
Karen C. Rono-Bett
15 August 2018

Original Research

Traditional ecological knowledge and flood risk management: A preliminary case study of the Rwenzori  
Bosco Bwambale, Moses Muhumuza, Martine Nyeko
31 May 2018

Original Research

Urban fire risk control: House design, upgrading and replanning  
Isabela Wilfred Mtani, Elinorata Celestine Mbuya
30 May 2018