International Journal of Crisis Response and Management (IJCRAM)

International Journal of Crisis Response and Management (IJCRAM)

Formerly the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2020
DOI: 10.4018/IJCRAM
Out of print.


The International Journal of Crisis Response and Management (IJCRAM) is an academically rigorous outlet for research into crisis prevention, handling, and assessment in situations that include natural disasters, technological crises, and man-made disasters. It is focused on the design, development, implementation, use and evaluation of technologies and methodologies to support crisis response and management, and accepts high quality submissions on any qualitative or quantitative research methodologists involving these criteria. It also explores issues critical to the application of information systems to crisis response and management as well as covers all aspects of crisis management, from organizational issues to technology support to decision support and knowledge representation.

Topics Covered

  • Case studies, research methods, and modeling approaches
  • Collaborative and intelligent systems
  • Command and control
  • Communication Technologies
  • Crisis planning, training, exercising, and gaming
  • Data fusion, representation, and visualization
  • Decision making and judgment
  • Disaster risk reduction, risk management, ad-hoc, and sensor networks
  • Early warning systems
  • Emergency response systems
  • Geographical information systems
  • Globalization and development issues
  • Healthcare and health information systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Humanitarian operations
  • Information systems strategy
  • Knowledge management and systems
  • Systems interoperability information systems infrastructures
  • Virtual teams and organizations

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Crisis Response and Management (IJCRAM) is to provide an outlet for innovative research in the area of crisis response and management. Research is expected to be rigorous but can utilize any accepted methodology and may be qualitative or quantitative in nature. The journal will provide a comprehensive cross disciplinary forum for advancing the understanding of the organizational, technical, human, and cognitive issues associated with the use of tools and applications such as information systems in responding and managing crises of all kinds.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Murray Jennex, San Diego State University, United States ORCID
Víctor Bañuls Silvera, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain ORCID
Associate Editors
Andrea Tapia, Penn State University, United States
Christian Reuter, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Christopher Zobel, Virginia Tech, United States
Dewald van Niekerk, African Center for Disaster Studies, South Africa
Murray Turoff, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Patrick Shih, Indiana University Bloomington, United States ORCID
Tom De Groeve, Joint Research Center of the European Commission, Italy
Editorial Review Board
Ahmad Alexandre, Diginext, France
Ahmed Nagy, The Belgian Nuclear Research Center, Belgium
Alayne Duarte, Colégio Pedro II, United States
Andrea Marrella, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Anne-Marie Barthe-Delanoë, Université de Toulouse, France
Benny Carlé, Nuclear Research Center SCK-CEN, Belgium
Bernard Jones, St. John's University, United States ORCID
Bernhard Horst, Fire and Rescue Research, Germany
Briony Gray, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Bruna Diirr, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Brazil ORCID
Bruno Santos do Nascimento, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Carl Rebman, Jr., University of San Diego, United States
Carole Adam, Grenoble-Alps University, France ORCID
Chamindra de Silva, Lanka Software Foundation, Sri Lanka
Djilali Idoughi, University of Béjaïa, Algeria
Eric Frost, San Diego State University, United States
Faiza Allah Bukhsh, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Francesca Comunello, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
Frank Fiedrich, University of Wuppertal, Germany
Gabriela Prelipcean, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
Guido Bruinsma, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Irène Abi-Zeid, Laval University, Canada
Irina Temnikova, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Jack Harrald, George Washington University, United States
James Smith, Smith-Woolwine Inc., United States
Jennings Anderson, University of Colorado Boulder, United States ORCID
João Alberto Nery, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Johanna Sefyrin, Linköping University, Sweden
Jon Beard, Iowa State University, United States
Jose Canos, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Josey Chacko, Mount St. Mary's University, United States
Jozef Ristvej, University of Žilina, Slovakia ORCID
Julie Dugdale, University Grenoble Alps, France
Leysia Palen, University of Colorado, United States
Livia Castro Degrossi, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Magiswary Dorasamy, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Marcos Borges, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ORCID
Marta Poblet, Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University, Australia
Martijn Neef, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Netherlands
Massimo Mecella, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy ORCID
Michael Ryan, No Affiliation, United States
Michal Bodnar, Beihang University, China
Mikael Asplund, Linköping University, Sweden
Muhammad Imran, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
Nadir Bouchama, Centre De Recherche Sur L'Information Scientifique Et Technique, Algeria ORCID
Nuwan Waidyanatha, LIRNEasia, China
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Radmila Juric, University College of Southeast Norway, Norway
Renato Iannella, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Reza Nourjou, Independent GIS Scientist, Washington DC, United States
Sanjana Hattotuwa, Groundviews, Sri Lanka
Siddhartha Banerjee, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Sidgley Camargo de Andrade, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil ORCID
Sisi Zlatanova, UNSW, Australia ORCID
Somprakash Bandyopadhyay, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India
Stefano Cresci, The Institute of Informatics and Telematics, Italy ORCID
Tommi Tapanainen, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic Of
Tung Bui, University of Hawaii, United States
Ulrike Lechner, Bundeswehr University Munich, INF4, Germany ORCID
Yasushi Sugimoto, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom
Zeno Franco, Medical College of Wisconsin, United States