This paper introduces the Special Issue on Cascading Effects in Disaster Risk Management. It reviews the contributions and highlights their multi-disciplinary interpretations of cascades. It proceeds to discuss whether the on-going unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the cascades metaphor.
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This work was supported by Israel Ministry of Science and Technology and Israel National Emergency Management Administration .
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- Cascading disasters
- Disaster risk science
- Human-induced hazards
- Natural hazards