Cascades - Mapping the multi-disciplinary landscape in a post-pandemic world

Daniel Felsenstein, Deborah F. Shmueli, Deborah S.K. Thomas

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This paper introduces the Special Issue on Cascading Effects in Disaster Risk Management. It reviews the contributions and highlights their multi-disciplinary interpretations of cascades. It proceeds to discuss whether the on-going unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the cascades metaphor.

Original languageEnglish
Article number101842
JournalInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
StatePublished - Dec 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Cascading disasters
  • Disaster risk science
  • Human-induced hazards
  • Natural hazards

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geology
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Safety Research


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