Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
Microsoft Word template to prepare your submission.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the
Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in
The authors shall retain the copyright of their work but allow the Publisher to publish, copy, distribute, and convey the work.
Prevention and Treatment of Natural Disasters (PTND) publishes accepted manuscripts under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). Authors who submit their papers for publication by Prevention and Treatment of Natural Disasters (PTND) agree to have the CC BY 4.0 license applied to their work, and that anyone is allowed to reuse the article or part of it free of charge for any purpose, including commercial use. As long as the author and original source is properly cited, anyone may copy, redistribute, reuse and transform the content.