Peer-reviewed Journals

Forthcoming – Selected preprint

A Serendipity of Think Tanks Networks and Influence in Indonesia  Available at SSRN:

Governing Disasters Risk in Myanmar: Institutions Pathways and Policies During 1885- 2015. Available at SSRN:

Influence of Personal and Collective Social Capital on Flood Preparedness and Community Resilience: Evidence from Old Fadama, Ghana.


Community resilience across Australia towards natural hazards: an application of the Conjoint Community Resiliency Assessment Measurement. Disasters

Disaster Management in Southeast Asia: 20 Years of Progress and Challenges

Exploring NGOs-government collaboration strategies in institutionalising child-centred disaster resilience and climate change adaptation.  Progress in Disaster Science. 18, p. 1-10 10 p., 100284.

Smallholder Farming during COVID-19: A Systematic Review Concerning Impacts, Adaptations, Barriers, Policy, and Planning for Future Pandemics. Land. 12 , 404, p. 1-24 24 p., 204

Book Review: Annemarie Samuels, After the TsunamiDisaster Narratives and the Remaking of Everyday Life in Aceh. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. 53, 4, p. 814-816.


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for geospatial mapping of damage assessment: A study case of the 2021 Mw 6.2 Mamuju-Majene, Indonesia, earthquake during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and

How do Australians use social media during natural hazards? A survey. International journal of disaster risk reduction.

Governing systemic and cascading disaster risk in Indonesia: where do we stand and future outlook. Disaster Prevention & Management. DPM-07-2022-0156

Understanding Impact of Floods on Learning Quality, Education Facilities and Recovery in Indonesia. Disasters

Pathways to Disaster Risk Reduction Education Integration in Schools: Insights from SPAB Evaluation in Indonesia, International journal of disaster risk reduction 73(102860)

Humanitarian ecosystem for cash transfer programming: Understanding institutional and operational constraints in post-disaster governance in Indonesia. Journal of Disaster Studies: JAMBA 14(1)

Introduction to Calling for Change in Disaster Studies – Rethinking Disaster StudiesDisaster Prevention and Management 31(3):177 -181

Governance strategies in Indonesia for addressing systemic risks: Where do we stand and the future outlook. Contribution Paper to Global Assessment Report 2022, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction


Food Security Under COVID-19 in Indonesia: From Protection to Empowerment. Human Security and the Practices of Empowerment in East Asia Research Project: Working Reports. JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development. 28p.

COVID-19 and ASEAN responses: Comparative policy analysis. Progress in Disaster Science 8, 100129.


Sexual and reproductive health during disasters: A scoping review of the evidence. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 101733

Heat, cold, and floods: exploring farmers’ motivations to adapt to extreme weather events in the Terai region of Nepal. Natural Hazards

Assessing farmers’ preparedness to cope with the impacts of multiple climate change-related hazards in the Terai lowlands of Nepal. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Livelihoods transformation and climate change adaptation: the case of smallholder water buffalo farmers in the Philippines. Environmental Development 33  2020.

Review and analysis of current responses to COVID-19 in Indonesia: Period of January to March 2020. Progress in Disaster Science. 

Negotiating Institutional Pathways for Sustaining Climate Change Resilience and Risk Governance in Indonesia. Climate 2019, 7(8), 95;

Connecting the actors, discovering the ties: Exploring disaster risk governance network in Asia and Pacific. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 33:217-228. DOI:

Measuring political will: An index of commitment to disaster risk reduction. International journal of disaster risk reduction. 34:64-74. DOI: [Elsevier]

Farmers’ interest and willingness-to-pay for index-based crop insurance in the lowlands of Nepal. Land Use Policy, 85: 1-10. Budhathoki, NK., Lassa, JA., Pun, S., Zander, KK.. 2019.

Revisiting Emergency Food Reserve Policies and Practices under Disasters and Extreme Climate Event. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 10(1):1-13 DOI: 10.1007/s13753-018-0200-y.

Twenty years of community-based disaster risk reduction experience from a dryland village in Indonesia’, Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 10(1), a502.

Towards endogenous disasters and climate adaptation policy making in Indonesia”, Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 27 Issue: 2, pp.228-242,

Linking food security, carbon management and climate risk reduction in Eastern Indonesia Suni, Y. & Lassa, J. (ERA2018 Researcher) 2018 Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Environmental, Social and Cultural Aspects. Douglas, P. & Saut, S. (eds.). Charles C. Thomas Publisher Ltd

Gender and Land Tenure in the Context of Disaster in Asia. Disaster Prevention and Management 27(1) DOI:10.1108/DPM-02-2018-300.

Non Government Organizations in Disaster Risk Reduction. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science, Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.013.45.

Understanding climate change impacts on water buffalo production through farmers’ perceptionsClimate Risk Management, 20: 50-63.

Livestock under climate change: a systematic review on impacts and adaptation. Climate, 6(3), 54; doi: 10.3390/cli6030054.

Fisher, R and Lassa J. 2017. Interactive, open source, travel time scenario modelling: tools to facilitate participation in health service access analysis. International Journal of Health Geographics [Accepted] Link.

Lam, SLJ. and Lassa, J. 2017. Risk Assessment Framework for Exposure of Cargo and Ports to Natural Hazards and Climate Extremes. Maritime Policy & Management, 44:1-15. DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2016.1245877

Teng, P., Lassa, J., Caballero-Anthony, M. 2017. Climate change and fish availability. COSMOS, the Journal of the Singapore National Academy of Science, 12(1):1-15 doi: 10.1142/S0219607716500026.Further Information

Lassa, J., Lai, A. and Goh, T. 2016. Climate extremes: an observation and projection of its impacts on food production in ASEAN. Natural Hazard, 80:

Lassa JA. 2015. Post Disaster Governance, Complexity and Network Theory: Evidence from Aceh, Indonesia After the Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004. PLoS Currents Disasters. 2015 doi: 10.1371/4f7972ecec1b6.

Lassa, JA and Nugraha E. (2015) “From Shared Learning to Shared Action towards sustainability:  Experience from Building Urban Resilience in the City of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia”. Environment and Urbanisation 27(1):161–180 [Sage]. doi: 10.1177/0956247814552233

Teng, P., Caballero-Anthony, M. , Lassa, J. and Nair, T. 2015. Towards Asia 2025: policy and technology imperatives. Summary of the main findings of the second international conference on Asian food security held in Singapore on 21–22 August 2014. Food Security  7(1):159-165. doi: 10.1007/s12571-014-0415-8

Taylor, J and Lassa, J. 2015. How can Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments best impact policy and planning?: Lessons from Indonesia. IIED Asian Cities Climate Resilience WP Series, No 22/2015: 1-33.

Lassa, J. 2013  Disaster Policy Change in Indonesia 1930-2010: From Government to Governance? “ International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol 31(2):130-160 (2nd Oldest world disaster journal)

Lassa, J. 2010. “Strategic group formation for carbon governance in Indonesia after the Indian Ocean tsunami 2004.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. 1(2) pp.28-39 [Springer] doi: 10.3974/j.issn.2095-0055.2010.02.004

Haynes, K., Lassa, J., Tower, B. 2010. “Child-centered disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Roles of Gender and Culture in Indonesia.Children in Changing Climate #2, Institute of Development Studies, UK.

Lassa, J. 2008. “Measuring sustainability of tsunami early warning systems: an interdisciplinary research agenda.” Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards Journal, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 185-192. [Taylor and Francis] doi: 10.1080/17499510802369140.

Non Referred Journals

Nakmofa and Lassa 2009. Community based approach to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation towards sustainable livelihood: ten years of experience from PMPB Kupang. Journal of NTT Studies, Vol 1 (2) pp. 136-146.

Lassa, J. 2009. “The forgotten disasters? Remembering The Larantuka and Lembata disasters 1979-2009.” Journal of NTT Studies, Vol 1 (2) 159-18.

Lassa, 2010. Global governance of disaster risk reduction: an introduction to a new analytical framework. Global: International Politics Journal Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 17-27

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