International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 6, Part B (2019)
A learning about family’s disaster preparedness from earthquake in lombok island
Lombok Island Indonesia is an area with high earthquake risk due to hazards, exposure and vulnerability. The earthquake that occurred on Lombok island between July 2018-September 2018 resulted in death and material damage. One of high risk causes is the lack of family’s disaster preparedness in earthquake disasters. This study aims to describe : family’s preparedness and the learning about earthquakes that obtained by those families in Lombok Island. The research subjects were 83 families from earthquake survivors in Lombok island. The data collected by using questionnaires and interviews. The results of the study showed that those families are lacked of preparation for earthquake disaster. The earthquake that occured eventually give them some learnings such as physical health, psychological health, and behavioral health; which are expected to increase capacity in dealing with earthquake disasters. The results of this research are discussed further.
How to cite this article:
Cyntia Maria Poedjianto Adi. A learning about family’s disaster preparedness from earthquake in lombok island. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(6):82-84.