Disasters is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal reporting on all aspects of disaster studies, policy and management. It is the leading journal in the field of disasters, protracted crises and complex emergencies, terrorism and technological disasters, and informs disaster prevention, mitigation and response policies and practice.

Disasters provides an opportunity for academics, policymakers and practitioners to publish the results of high-quality research and practice on natural catastrophes, anthropogenic disasters and complex political emergencies.