The International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters (IJMED) is published by the International Research Committee on Disasters [IRCD], which is RC 39 of the International Sociological Association (ISA). As the official journal of the IRCD, IJMED focuses on the social and behavioral aspects of relatively sudden collective stress situations typically referred to as disasters or mass emergencies. [...] The Journal addresses issues of theory, research, planning, and policy. The central purpose is publication of results of scientific research, theoretical and policy studies, and scholarly accounts of such events as floods and earthquakes, explosions and massive fires, disorderly crowds and riots, energy cut-offs and power blackouts, toxic chemical poisonings and nuclear radiation exposures, and similar types of crisis-generating situations. Its audience inc specialists within various areas of research and teaching plus people working in the field who are responsible for mitigative, preparedness, response, or recovery actions.
International Research Committee on Disasters
International Research Committee on Disasterss: http://www.ijmed.org/