Community Preparedness Index to Tsunami in South Halmahera Regency North Maluku, Indonesia

Lessy, Mohamad Ridwan and Sabar, Mesrawatty and Nagu, Nani Community Preparedness Index to Tsunami in South Halmahera Regency North Maluku, Indonesia. Annals of R.S.C.B, 25 (6). 20470 -20484. ISSN 583-6258,

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Every disaster was a widespread lack of knowledge about disaster risks and how to react appropriately to minimize loss of life, property, and livelihoods. Thus, public awareness and readiness are critical components of tsunami awareness and preparedness. The objectives of the study are to analyze the preparedness level of coastal communities in South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku. The study adopted a descriptive qualitative approach where the questionnaire used to measure the community's preparedness for the tsunami disaster was modified from the LIPI-UNESCO/ISDR 2006 standard with the parameters of Knowledge and Attitude (KA), Emergency Response Plan (EP), Disaster Warning System (WS), and Resource Mobilization Capacity (RMC). The result shows that the Community Preparedness Index result is 71.7, indicating that the community in the study site is ready category. The community's readiness is closely monitored at the research location, with a knowledge and attitude (KA) score of 92.6 percent and an emergency response plan (EP) score of 67.5. While the warning system parameter (WS) has a value of 34.0 percent and the resource mobilization parameter (RMC) has a value of 45.9 percent, the parameters have low values

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Nani Nagu
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2022 01:37
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2022 01:38

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