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The Journal of Catastrophe Risk and Resilience (JCRR), a new not-for-profit publication, has been launched to provide a new outlet for risk and resilience research.

JCRR is supported by a number of organizations from across academia and the private sector, with founding member organizations including:

  • AXA XL
  • Fathom
  • Lighthill Risk Network representing Lloyd’s, Hiscox, Guy Carpenter, Aon, Liberty Mutual Syndicate, Hiscox
  • MS Amlin
  • Flood Re
  • Renaissance Re
  • JBA Risk Management
  • WTW.

The Journal of Catastrophe Risk and Resilience will publish original research, reviews, and commentary from scientists, researchers, practitioners, and decision makers across academia and the private sector on a variety of topics including: the monitoring and modelling of hazards, exposure and vulnerability; catastrophe risk management; and mitigation and adaptation strategy design by governments, NGOs, and businesses.

The Journal aims to:

  • Provide a forum for experts in both academia and industry to publish the methods and results of their research
  • Remove some of the barriers to publication erected by traditional academic journals
  • Foster a spirit of collaboration and methodological openness amongst industrial practitioners
  • Make relevant academics visible to an industry which can consume and utilise their research
  • Generate impact through the definition and maintenance of best practice
  • Command a dedicated readership amongst catastrophe researchers, model vendors, and academic geoscientists
  • Cultivate new avenues of interdisciplinary collaboration in academia to strengthen the link-fundamental to catastrophe risk research – between physics-and economics-adjacent fields.

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