Flood Management handling in Malaysia and Indonesia

Jamaris, Fachry Bey and Maheran, Makhtar (2014) Flood Management handling in Malaysia and Indonesia. In: The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2014, April 3, 2014 – April 6, 2014, Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Japan. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Indonesia and Malaysia are located at the equator have some issues in disaster management. Many kind of disasters such as flood, eruption of volcanoes, earthquack, drought, landslide, forest fires often happen in these two countries. The territories has geographical, geological, hydrological and demographical condition with potential disaster due to natural factors, non natural factors as well as human factors which result in fatalities damage to the environment, loss of material processing with phycological impact and can hinder national development. The countries shall bear the responsibilities to protect the entire nation of Malaysia and Indonesia as well as the whole homeland with the aim of providing protection for the lives and livelihood including protection against disaster. In Malaysia, the National Security Council (NSC) Directive 20 (NSC No. 20) established under the National Security Council of Prime Minister’s Department provides the guidelines for disaster management in the country while Indonesia has its own legislation, namely the Law Number 24 of 2007 Concerning Disaster Management oversee by its National Agency Disaster Management (BNPB). The problems in these two countries how management handling along flood disaster and the kind of protection given to victims of flood disaster. This paper discusses on flood management handling in these countries, before, during and after the occurance of the disaster as well as the protection and welfare of the victims.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Law, Accountancy & International Relations
Depositing User: Maheran Makhtar
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2014 13:19
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2014 13:19
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/1931

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