Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management
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For 22 years Disasters has reported on all aspects of emergencies, policy and management. Disasters provides a major forum for debate between nutrition practitioners, policy makers and academics on high quality research and practice related to nutrition and food security in natural disasters and complex political emergencies. Disasters also reports on broader aspects of international relief policy and practice, such as the links between relief and development, humanitarian principles, evaluation of relief and the role of the military in the delivery of relief supplies. The journal promotes the interchange of ideas and experience and maintains a balance between field reports from relief workers, case studies, articles of general interest and academic papers.
Disasters is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal. Every paper has been reviewed by two independent external reviewers as well as by the Editorial team. We welcome contributions from nutrition and health professionals, as well as policy makers and academics, on all issues related to nutrition and health in natural disasters and complex political emergencies. Please contact the editors if you would like to discuss a potential idea or paper.
- Influences policies and practices which seeks to prevent disasters and mitigate their effects
- Adopts a world-wide geographical perspective
- Contains a mix of academic papers, field studies and book reviews
- Is the leading journal in the field of complex emergencies and natural disasters
- Covers a wide range of issues related to food and nutrition in emergencies.
Highlights related to nutrition include:
- Crop failure in Dalocha, Ethiopia: A participatory Emergency Response - Phillipa Howell
- Historical development of public health responses to Disasters - Eric K.Noji and Michael J.Toole
- Why Aid Agencies Need Better Understanding of the Communities They Assist: The Experience of Food Aid in Rwandan Refugee Camps - Johan Pottier
- Food Aid and Nutritional Programmes During the Rwandan Emergency - Jeremy Shoham
- Setting and Evaluating the Energy Content of Emergency Rations - E.C.Schofield and J.B.Mason
- The role of food aid in drought and recovery: Oxfam's North Turkana (Kenya) Drought Relief Programme, 1992 - 94 - Jennifer Bush
- The Impact Of A Reduced And Uncertain Food Supply In Three Besieged Cities Of Bosnia-Herzegovina - Fiona Watson and Josephine Vespa
- Infant Feeding In Emergencies - Marion Kelly
- Nutrition, Disease And Death in Times of Famine - Helen Young & Susanne Jaspars
- Food As An Instrument of War In Contemporary Famines: A Review Of The Evidence - Joanna Macrae and Anthony Zwi
- Estimating the Capacity of Warehouses - John Cosgrove
- Entitlements, coping mechanisms and indicators of access to food: Wollo Region, Ethiopia - Marion Kelly
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Disasters. Field Exchange 5, October 1998. p14. www.ennonline.net/fex/5/disasters