The Effect of Community Participation on Flood Control at Flood Prone Area

KUMALAWATI, ROSALINA (2016) The Effect of Community Participation on Flood Control at Flood Prone Area. In: 3rd International Conference on Global Trends In Academic Research (GTAR-2016), 20-26 Maret 2016, Bandung.

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The population in developed and developing countries continues to increase. Increasing population and the increase in the number of settlements. New settlements emerging in developing countries and the majority are in areas prone to natural disasters such as floods. Informal settlements are a major cause of flooding that required the appropriate controls. Large population is an asset for development. This study aimed to effect of community participation on flood control at flood prone areas . Information on community participation and flood control obtained from respondents by questionnaire and interview. FGD is also conducted to generate a map of flood-prone knowledge-based society. Flood prone area map also derives from the overlay multiple thematic maps using software Arc View and Arc GIS.The result of the research shows that most of the investigated areas prone to flood. Communities participate in flood control by cleaning embankments, drainage channels, proper waste disposal arrangements, making flood embankment and planting trees. There is a positive correlation between community participation with flood control in flood prone area. Keywords: Community, Participation, Flood, Prone Area

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: FKIP > Pendidikan Geografi
Depositing User: Mr Arief Mirathan - Eka Setya Wijaya
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2016 02:44
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2016 02:44

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