December 22nd, 2020
The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a special issue on Cascading Geohazards in Mountain Terrains and Spatial Disaster Reduction. This special issue mainly focuses on globalization and geohazards disasters, the formation mechanism of typical regional geological disasters, urban geological disasters, process simulation, disaster monitoring, early warning and new technologies of risk assessment, risk management, and resilience adaptation. It aims at presenting topical theories and approaches, as well as policy references for disaster prevention and mitigation. Guest Editors for this special issue are Changdong Li (China University of Geoscience, China), Jie Dou (China University of Geoscience, China), Qinghua Gong (Guangdong Academy of Sciences, China), Sabatino Cuomo (University of Salerno, Italy), Xiekang Wang (Sichuan University, China), and Biswajeet Pradhan (University of Technology Sydney, Australia). The paper submission deadline is 30 August 2021. Please find the full call for papers here.
October 29th, 2020
The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a special issue in Response to COVID-19. The aim of this special issue is to provide new reflections and knowledge on the proper assessment and handling of this type of risk, reviewing current perspectives, approaches and applications, and pointing to areas with the potential for enhancements. The findings will contribute to better confront global and highly uncertain threats like COVID-19 in the future. Guest Editors for this special issue are Dr. Vincent Ho (Hong Kong Association of Risk Management and Safety) and Prof. Enrico Zio (Mines Paris Tech and Politecnico di Milano). The paper submission deadline is 15 December 2020. Please find the full call for papers here.
August 28th, 2020
The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a special issue on Geotourism Safety and Risk Assessment. The aim of this special issue is gathering the most significant contributions in the field of geotourism safety research, including in-depth analysis of the causes and evolution of tourism resources as well as the management of tourism destinations and corresponding protection and improvement measures, which is conducive to identifying and predicting tourism safety risks, improving tourism experience and promoting high-quality tourism development. The guest editors for this special issue are Prof. Dr. Min Ding (Taishan University, China) and Prof. Dr. Tao Xu (China University of Geosciences, China). The paper submission deadline is 30 November 2020. Please find the full call for papers here.
August 11th, 2020
The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a special issue on Meteorological and Hydrological Disasters. The aim of this special issue is to gather the most significant contributions to theoretical development and scientific advancement relating to modelling, observing and projecting hydrometeorological extreme events and disasters, and risk assessment and management of these type disasters. The guest editors for this special issue are Prof. Dr. Chao Gao (Ningbo University, China) and Prof. Dr. Jie Yin (East China Normal University, China). The paper submission deadline is 31 January 2021. Please find the full call for papers here.
February 21st, 2020
On 22 January 2020, a statement from the World Health Organization (WHO) showed that there is a high risk of an outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus in China. In response to this emergency, the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (JRACR) will publish a special issue on Risk Analysis and Crisis Management for Epidemic Diseases. The aim is to bring global scientists together to disseminate the latest research findings in the area of risk analysis and crisis management facing the epidemic, supporting policy makers, healthcare professionals, epidemiologists, etc. The guest editors for this special issue are Prof. Dr. Chongfu Huang, President of the Society for Risk Analysis - China (SRA-China) and Editor-in-Chief of JRACR, and Prof. Fengying Zhang, Deputy Dean of the West China School of Nursing at Sichuan University. The paper submission deadline will be 10 March 2020. The full call for papers can be found here.
June 15th, 2018
The 13th International FLINS Conference on Data Science and Knowledge Engineering for Sensing Decision Support (FLINS 2018) will be held from 21-24 August 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In the context of this conference, the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response will publish a special issue comprising of the best papers trying to solve single criteria or multiple criteria decision-making problems for risk analysis and crisis response. The Guest Editor for this special issue is Prof. Cengiz Kahraman and the paper submission deadline will be 30 September 2018. Please find the full call for papers here.
March 1st, 2018
The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a special issue on Risk Analysis and Management in Society, Economy and Finance. During the past decade, society, economy and finance have become high-risk areas, which have widely influenced the stability and sustainable development of social and economic systems. This special issue is published in order to reflect the latest research achievements in these fields. Xuanhua Xu, Feng Hua Wen and Bingsheng Liu will be the Guest Editors for this special issue which will have a paper submission deadline of 15 June 2018. Please find the full call for papers here.
June 5th, 2017
As of this month, the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response has been included in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). DOAJ is a community-curated online directory of open access journals which aims to be the starting point of all information searches for quality, peer-reviewed open access material. DOAJ's mission is to increase the visibility, accessibility, reputation, usage and impact of quality, peer-reviewed, open access scholarly research journals globally, regardless of discipline, geography or language. At present, the directory contains more than 12,000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. JRACR's inclusion in the DOAJ is expected to significantly enhance the visibility of the journal.
August 1st, 2011
The world faces more and more insecurities and challenges than ever before. A greatly increasing number of uncertainties and catastrophes the world has had to confront are redefining the way countries approach disaster and crisis management. Current times necessitate greater effort to understand risks and avert crises. In particular, the cultural fusion of the West and the East is most likely to help serve humanity to achieve security and relative freedom in a vulnerable, risk-filled society.
The Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (JRACR), an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis – China (SRA-China), publishes high-quality papers concerning risk analysis and crisis response. This publication facilitates the promotion and rapid development of risk analysis theory and application worldwide, thus helping to reduce the effects of natural and man-made disasters and to avoid major economic and social crises. The published papers provide the necessary risk analysis theory and response techniques to ensure healthy development of society and of the economy.
JRACR is published by Atlantis Press. Prof. Chongfu Huang (President of SRA-China) and Prof. Gordon Huang (Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering) serve as Co-Editors-in-Chief. The Editorial Committee of the journal comprises Area Editors and an Editorial Board. The Area Editor is responsible for having all submitted articles peer-reviewed in a timely manner, providing constructive feedback to Authors, advising as to which articles are to be published, and forwarding those articles to the Co-Editors-in-Chief, who always make the final decision regarding the acceptance of a paper.
Prof. Chongfu Huang