Academic Profile – Jake Rom D. Cadag

Jake Rom D. Cadag

Professorial Lecturer


  • P.h.D in Geography and Spatial Planning, Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier III
  • Master in Social Sciences and Humanities, Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier III
  • Bachelor of Science in Geography, University of the Philippines

Specialization: Disasters, Ethnicity, Participatory Methods for DRR, GIS, CBDRR, Development

Courses Taught:

  • Environmental Hazards and Disasters (Service-Learning Course)
  • Research Methods in Geography
  • Seminar in Geography
  • Places and Landscapes in a Changing World


  • Cadag, J.R.D. (in press). Disasters. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier.
  • Gaillard, J.C., Cadag, J.R.D., Rampengan, M. (2018). People’s capacities in facing hazards and disasters: an overview. Natural Hazards. In press.
  • Kerstin, Z., Cadag, J.R.D., Escarcha, J., Garnett, S. (2018). Perceived heat stress increases with population density in urban Philippines. Environmental Research Letters.
  • Cadag, J. R. D., Petal, M., Luna, E., Gaillard, J. C., Pambid, L., Santos. G. V. (2017). Hidden disasters: Recurrent flooding impacts on educational continuity in the Philippines. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Gaillard, J. Cadag, J.R.D., Gampell, A., Hore, K., and Le De, L., McSherry, A. (2016). “Participatory numbers for integrating knowledge and actions in development.” Development in Practice 26(8): 998-1012.
  • Ton T.K., Gaillard J.C., Cadag J.R.D., Naing A. (2016) It takes two to tango: Integrating meteorological knowledge and actions for disaster risk reduction. Climate and Development: in press.
  • Gaillard J.C., Hore K., Cadag J.R.D. (2015) Participatory mapping for disaster risk reduction: A Review. The Globe 76: 31-38.
  • Texier-Teixeira P., Chouraqui F., Perrillat-Collomb A., Lavigne F., Cadag J.R.D., Grancher D. (2014) Reducing volcanic risk on Fogo Volcano, Cape-Verde, through a participatory approach: which out coming? Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14: 2347-2358.
  • Gaillard J.-C., Monteil C., Perrillat-Collomb A., Chaudhary S., Chaudhary M., Chaudhary O., Giazzi F., Cadag J.R.D. (2013) Participatory 3-dimensional mapping: a tool for encouraging multi-caste collaboration to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. Applied Geography (ISI), 45: 158-166
  • Cadag J.R.D., Gaillard J.-C. (2012) Integrating knowledge and actions in disaster risk reduction: The contribution of participatory mapping. Area (ISI), 44(1): 100-109.