CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SPECIAL ISSUE - Impacts of Human and Natural Disasters: Experiences of trauma by individuals, families, and communities


The International Network on Youth Integration (INYI) is a virtual and international network of scholars, emerging scholars, and policy and practice leaders from across disciplines and sectors. The special issue will fit with INYI’s aim of promoting international knowledge exchange and collaboration focusing on youth integration in diverse communities and societies.  For further information on INYI see:

The INYI Journal is seeking submissions on the impacts of “natural” disasters (e.g., earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis) and/ or “human-made” disasters (e.g., wars, economic collapse, environmental climate crisis), on experiences of trauma by individuals, families, and communities, and across multiple domains (e.g., mental health, physical health, identities, economic, political). We invite descriptive, analytical, and reflective manuscript submissions on:  i) how these disasters impact individuals and communities; ii) the effects of disaster exposure at multiple levels; and iii) types of policies/ programs that support citizens following disasters.

Manuscript Types: 

Submissions of manuscripts can be in the form of:

  • Research articles
  • Review articles
  • Commentaries
  • Description of ongoing education, policy, or practice programs/ initiatives

Submissions must follow the Author Guidelines of INYI Journal:

Submission Deadline:

Submit your expression of interest (through an abstract)* by 15 July 2023.

* Abstract guidelines: A structured abstract up to 250 words should provide an overview of the intended article. Structure should follow the main sections of the text: introduction, methods/ or approach, findings/ or description of initiative, discussion, and conclusion.

Submit final manuscript via INYI Journal’s website by 15 September 2023. 

See Call for Papers here: Call-for-Papers-on-Trauma_Disasters