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Academic publications addressing disaster diplomacy with others listed under each case study.

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See the book and e-book:
Kelman, I. 2012. Disaster Diplomacy: How Disasters Affect Peace and Conflict. Routledge, Abingdon, U.K.

Akcinaroglu, S., J. M. DiCicco, and E. Radziszewski. 2011. "Avalanches and Olive Branches: A Multimethod Analysis of Disasters and Peacemaking in Interstate Rivalries". Political Research Quarterly, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 260-275.

Barston, R.P. 2013. Modern Diplomacy, fourth edition. Routledge, Abingdon, U.K.
     The relevant chapters are:

  • Chapter 10: Environmental diplomacy.
  • Chapter 11: Environmental diplomacy: case examples.
  • Chapter 12: Disaster and emergency diplomacy.

Brancati, D. 2007. "Political Aftershocks: The Impact of Earthquakes on Intrastate Conflict". Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 715-743.
     
A response to this paper (17 kb in PDF) was submitted to the journal. The journal's policy is not to publish Letters to the Editor, but the editor kindly published: Kelman, I. 2007. "Letter to the Editor". Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 51, no. 6, p. 973, full text (38 kb in PDF).

Callaway, D.W., E.S. Yim, C. Stack, and F.M. Burkle, Jr. 2012. "Integrating the disaster cycle model into traditional disaster diplomacy concepts". Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 53-59.

Chan, H.-y. 2013. "Crisis Politics in Authoritarian Regimes: How Crises Catalyse Changes under the State–Society Interactive". Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 200-210.

Comfort, L.K. 1990. "Turning Conflict into Cooperation: Organizational Designs for Community Response in Disasters". International Journal of Mental Health, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 89-108.

Dany, C. 2019. "Failed cooperation in times of natural disasters: explaining the rejection of humanitarian aid". International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, forthcoming.

Eastin, J. 2012. "Combat Eruptions: Natural Disasters and the Risk of Civil Conflict". Prepared for the University of Washington International Security Colloquium, 9 March 2012, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Enia, J. 2008. "Peace in its Wake? The 2004 Tsunami and Internal Conflict in Indonesia and Sri Lanka". Journal of Public and International Affairs, vol. 19, spring 2008, pp. 7-27.
     See also
the Indian Ocean Tsunami 26 December 2004.

Field, J. and I. Kelman. 2018. "The Impact on Disaster Governance of the Intersection of Environmental Hazards, Border Conflict and Disaster Responses in Ladakh, India". International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 31, pp. 650-658.

Fink, G. and S. Redaelli. 2009. Determinants of International Emergency Aid Humanitarian Need Only?. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper WPS4839, East Asia Human Development Department, Social Protection Division, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Gaillard, JC, E. Clavé, and I. Kelman. 2008. "Wave of peace? Tsunami disaster diplomacy in Aceh, Indonesia". Geoforum, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 511-526.
     See also
the Indian Ocean Tsunami 26 December 2004.

Gaillard, JC, I. Kelman, and M.F. Orillos. 2009. "US-Philippines Military Relations After the Mt Pinatubo Eruption in 1991: A Disaster Diplomacy Perspective". European Journal of East Asian Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 301-330.

Ganapati, E., I. Kelman, and T. Koukis. 2010. "Analyzing Greek-Turkish Disaster-Related Cooperation: A Disaster Diplomacy Perspective". Cooperation and Conflict, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 162-185.

Ghimire, R., S. Ferreira, and J.H. Dorfman. 2015. "Flood-Induced Displacement and Civil Conflict". World Development, vol. 66, pp. 614-628.

Hannigan, J. 2013. Disasters Without Borders. Polity Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Hollis, S. 2014. "The global standardization of regional disaster risk management". Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 319-338.

Hollis, S. 2018. "Bridging international relations and disaster studies: the case of disaster-conflict scholarship". Disasters, vol. 42, no. 1, vol. 19-40.

Kelman, I. 2003. "Beyond Disaster, Beyond Diplomacy". Chapter 7, pp. 110-123 in Pelling, Mark (ed.), Natural Disasters and Development in a Globalizing World, Routledge, U.K.

Kelman, I. 2005. "Tsunami Diplomacy: Will the 26 December, 2004 Tsunami Bring Peace to the Affected Countries?". Sociological Research Online, vol. 10, issue 1, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/10/1/kelman.html
     See also the Indian Ocean tsunami 26 December 2004.

Kelman, I. 2006. "Acting on Disaster Diplomacy". Journal of International Affairs, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 215-240.

Kelman, I. 2006. "Island Security and Disaster Diplomacy in the Context of Climate Change". Les Cahiers de la Sécurité, vol. 63, pp. 61-94.
     
Full text in French (643 kb in PDF).
     Full text in English (89 kb in PDF).
     With thanks to Stéphane Hallegatte.

Kelman, I. 2007. "Hurricane Katrina Disaster Diplomacy". Disasters, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 288-309.
     See also
Hurricane Katrina.

Kelman, I. 2010. "Tying Disaster Diplomacy in Knots". Chapter 3, pp. 59-73 in G.T. Overton (ed.), Foreign Policy in an Interconnected World, Nova Publishers, Hauppauge, New York, U.S.A.

Kelman, I. 2014. "Climate Change Diplomacy, Island Vulnerability, and Migration". Chapter 2, pp. 16-25 in R. Stojanov (ed.), Migration As Adaptation? Population Dynamics in the Age of Climate Variability. Global Change Research Centre, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, Czech Republic.

Kelman, I. 2016. "Catastrophe and Conflict: Disaster Diplomacy and Its Foreign Policy Implications". Brill Research Perspectives in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-76.

Kelman, I. 2017. "Governmental duty of care for disaster-related science diplomacy". Disaster Prevention and Management, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 412-423.

Kelman, I. 2017. "Reflections on Disaster Diplomacy for Climate Change and Migration". Chapter 12, pp. 197-210 in K. Sudmeier-Rieux, M. Fernández, I.M. Penna, M. Jaboyedoff, and JC Gaillard (eds.), Identifying Emerging Issues in Disaster Risk Reduction, Migration, Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Shaping Debates and Policies. Springer, Switzerland.

Kelman, I. 2018. "Connecting theories of cascading disasters and disaster diplomacy". International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 30, part B, pp. 172-179.

Kelman, I. and B. Conrich. 2013. "A Framework for Island Disaster Para-Diplomacy". Chapter 9, pp. 192-217 in Sensarma, Suman Ranjan and Atanu Sarkar (eds.), Disaster Risk Management: Conflict and Cooperation, Concept Publishing, New Delhi.

Kelman, I., M. Davies, T. Mitchell, I. Orr, and B. Conrich. 2006. "Island Disaster Para-diplomacy in the Commonwealth". The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, vol. 95, no. 386, pp. 561-574.
     Reprinted as I. Kelman, M. Davies, T. Mitchell, I. Orr, and B. Conrich, 2009, "Island Disaster Para-Diplomacy in the Commonwealth", Chapter 6, pp. 73-86 in G. Baldacchino and D. Milne (eds.), The Case for Non-Sovereignty: Lessons from Sub-National Island Jurisdictions, Taylor and Francis, London, U.K.

Kelman, I., J. Field, K. Suri, and G.M. Bhat. 2018. "Disaster diplomacy in Jammu and Kashmir". International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 31, pp. 1132-1140.

Kelman, I. and JC Gaillard. 2007. "Disaster diplomacy in Aceh". Humanitarian Exchange, No. 37 (March 2007), pp. 37-39.
Full text (77 kb in PDF).
     See also the Indian Ocean Tsunami 26 December 2004.

Kelman, I. and T. Koukis (eds). 2000. 'Disaster Diplomacy', special section in Cambridge Review of International Affairs (edited by Charlotte Lindberg Clausen), vol. XIV, no. 1, pp. 214-294.
     The papers are:

Kontar, Y.Y., T. Beer, P.A. Berkman, J.C. Eichelberger, A. Ismail-Zadeh, I. Kelman, J.L. LaBrecque, A.E. Sztein, and Y. Zaika. 2018. "Disaster-related Science Diplomacy: Advancing Global Resilience through International Scientific Collaborations". Science & Diplomacy, vol. 7, no. 2, http://www.sciencediplomacy.org/article/2018/disaster-related-science-diplomacy-advancing-global-resilience-through-international

Koukis, T., I. Kelman, and N.E. Ganapati. 2016. "Greece-Turkey disaster diplomacy from disaster risk reduction". International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 17, pp. 24-32.

Kreutz, J. 2012. "From Tremors to Talks: Do Natural Disasters Produce Ripe Moments for Resolving Separatist Conflicts?". International Interactions: Empirical and Theoretical Research in International Relations, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 482-502.

Le Billon, P. and A. Waizenegger. 2007. "Peace in the Wake of Disaster? Secessionist Conflicts and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami". Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 411-427.
     See also
Indian Ocean Tsunami 26 December 2004.

Maciver, C. 2012 (December). Disaster Diplomacy: A Brief Review, Strategic Applications International, Washington, D.C. U.S.A.

Mandel, R. 2002. "Security and Natural Disasters". Journal of Conflict Studies, vol. XXXII, Fall 2002, pp. 118-143.

Mavrogenis, S. and I. Kelman. 2013. "Perceptions of Greece-Turkey Disaster Diplomacy: Europeanization and the Underdog Culture". Balkanistica, vol. 26, pp. 73-104. Full text (136 kb in PDF).
     See also Greece/Turkey.

Mavrogenis, S. and I. Kelman. 2018. "Disaster diplomacy and disaster governance from a Balkan perspective: Post-earthquake rapprochement in Greece-Turkey". Chapter 12, pp. 206-220 in Forino, G., S. Bonati, and L.M. Calandra (eds.), Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters: Trends in Theory and Practice, Routledge, Abingdon, U.K.
     See also Greece/Turkey.

Miller, M.A., M. Douglass, and M. Garschagen (eds.). 2018. Crossing Borders: Governing Environmental Disasters in a Global Urban Age in Asia and the Pacific. Springer, Singapore.

Nel, P. and Righarts, M. 2008. "Natural Disasters and the Risk of Violent Civil Conflict". International Studies Quarterly, vol. 52, pp. 159–185.

Nelson, T. 2010. "Rejecting the gift horse: international politics of disaster aid refusal". Conflict, Security & Development, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 379-402.

Nelson, T. 2010. "When disaster strikes: on the relationship between natural disaster and interstate conflict". Global Change, Peace & Security, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 155-174.

Nelson, T. 2012. "Determinants of disaster aid: donor interest or recipient need?" Global Change, Peace & Security, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 109-126.

Olson, R.S. and V.T. Gawronski. 2010. "From Disaster Event to Political Crisis: A '5C+A' Framework for Analysis". International Studies Perspectives, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 205-221.

Perry, C.M. with M. Travayiakis, B. Andersen, and Y. Eisenberg. 2009. Finding the Right Mix: Disaster Diplomacy, National Security, and International Cooperation, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Quarantelli, E.L. and R.R. Dynes. 1976. "Community conflict: its absence and presence in natural disasters". Mass Emergencies, vol. 1, pp. 139-152.

Régnier, P. 2011. "The emerging concept of humanitarian diplomacy: identification of a community of practice and prospects for international recognition". International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 93, no. 884, pp. 1211-1237.

Rodella-Boitreaud, A.-S. and N. Wagner 2011. 'Natural' Disaster, Conflict and Aid Allocation. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Working Paper, No: 09/2011, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.

Second Annual Convention of the Consortium of Non-Traditional Security Studies in Asia, 10-11 November 2008, Conference Hall, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China, Panel on Disaster Diplomacy.
     The papers presented were:

  • Banerjee, D., "Disaster Diplomacy in Asia: An Indian Perspective", full text (59 kb in PDF).
  • de Silva, G., "Disaster Diplomacy: Sri Lanka following the Tsunami Devastation", full text (20 kb in PDF).
  • Guilloux, A., "Helping neighbours in trouble? Disaster response in global governance", full text (147 kb in PDF).
  • Honda, M., "Disaster diplomacy and the dilemma of humanitarian intervention, the case of Myanmar/Burma in comparison with China", full text (521 kb in PDF).
  • Yizhou, W., "China's Foreign Policy" (no further information is available).

Siddiqi, A. 2018. "Disasters in conflict areas: finding the politics". Disasters, vol. 42, no. S2, pp. S161-S172.

Snyder, A.J. 2008. Is There a Silver Lining? Long-Term Changes in International Cooperation Levels After a Natural Disaster. Masters dissertation, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, U.S.A., full text (392 kb in PDF).

Streich, P.A. and D.B. Mislan. 2014. "What follows the storm? Research on the effect of disasters on conflict and cooperation". Global Change, Peace & Security, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 55-70.

Waizenegger, A. and J. Hyndman. 2010. "Two solitudes: Post-tsunami and Post-conflict Aceh". Disasters, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 787-808.

Walch, C. 2018. "Disaster risk reduction amidst armed conflict: informal institutions, rebel groups, and wartime political orders". Disasters, vol. 42, no. S2, pp. S239-S264.

Wang, J.-J. 2013. "Post-disaster cross-nation mutual aid in natural hazards: case analysis from sociology of disaster and disaster politics perspectives". Natural Hazards, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 413-438.

Warnaar, M. 2013. "Shaken, Not Stirred: Iran's Foreign Relations and the 2003 Bam Earthquake". Chapter 11, pp. 238-267 in Sensarma, Suman Ranjan and Atanu Sarkar (eds.), Disaster Risk Management: Conflict and Cooperation, Concept Publishing, New Delhi.

Weizhun, M. and Q. Tianshu. 2005. "Disaster Diplomacy: A New Diplomatic Approach?". Shanghai Institute For International Studies International Review, Spring 2005, pp. 111-124 (in Chinese).
     Abstract translated from Chinese
     Civilization and ingenuity are the inherent demands of diplomacy. As we are in a world where disasters occur frequently, it is on the agenda how to deal with the relations between the state hit by disasters and other states in order to stimulate the efficacy of diplomacy better. Disaster diplomacy is an optional approach for both the state hit by disasters and others. The practice of disaster diplomacy has a great influence and actual values on improving national and international interests. Disaster diplomacy is flexible and multiform yet uncertain and there are some restrictions in the process of diplomatic practice. Disaster diplomacy can also promote the Chinese role "as a responsible and powerful country".
Revised and re-published as:
Weizhun, M. and Q. Tianshu. 2005. "Disaster Diplomacy: A New Diplomatic Approach? The Apocalypse of the Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami". World Politics and Economy (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), vol. 6 (in Chinese).
     Abstract translated from Chinese:
     Civilization and ingenuity are the inherent demands of diplomacy. As we are in a world where disasters occur frequently, it is on the agenda how to deal with the relations between the state hit by disasters and other states in order to stimulate the efficacy of diplomacy better. Disaster diplomacy is an optional approach for both the state hit by disasters and others. The practice of disaster diplomacy has a great influence and actual values on improving national and international interests. Disaster diplomacy is flexible and multiform yet uncertain and there are some restrictions in the process of diplomatic practice. Disaster diplomacy can also promote the Chinese role "as a responsible and powerful country". We would make an annotation according to the international activities after the Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami.
     See also
China/Taiwan.

Whittaker, C., A. Frühauf, S.J. Burthem, R.S. Parry, M. Kotikalapudi, Y. Liang, M.M. Barker, P.R. Patel, and I. Kelman. 2018. "A disaster diplomacy perspective of acute public health events". Disasters, vol. 42, no. S2, pp. S173-S195.
     See also disease diplomacy.

Yim, E.S., D.W. Callaway, S. Fares, and G.R. Ciottone. 2009. "Disaster Diplomacy: Current Controversies and Future Prospects". Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 291-293.


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