RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COMMUNITY ATTITUDES AND FLOOD MITIGATION IN THE WELANG WATERSHED IN THE KARANGKETUG URBAN VILLAGE, PASURUAN CITY
Background: Indonesia is one of the areas classified as a disaster area, because every year have increased between 1,500-2,000 times and most are hydro-meteorological disasters such as floods. Efforts to reduce a threat to flood disasters are to do prevention, mitigation, and preparedness.
Objective: To identify and analyze relationship between community attitudes and flood mitigation in the Welang watershed in the Karangketug Urban Village, Pasuruan City
Method: This study used an analytic observational design with a cross-sectional approach. The population was 143 householders and the samples were 105 householders which are in the river flood disaster-prone areas Welang RW. 01 / RT. 02-03 Karangketug Urban Village, Pasuruan City. The sampling method is purposive sampling. The Spearman rank correlation test was used for data analysis with a significant level (α) = 0,05.
Results: The Spearman Rank test correlation indicates that there is a significant correlation between attitude and the mitigation of floods (p = 0,000 and r = 0,546).
Conclusion: Personal factor such as attitude significantly correlate with community mitigation in the face of flood disasters in the Welang watershed in the Karangketug Urban Village, Pasuruan City.
Keywords:Attitude, Community Mitigation, Flood
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