RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COMMUNITY ATTITUDES AND FLOOD MITIGATION IN THE WELANG WATERSHED IN THE KARANGKETUG URBAN VILLAGE, PASURUAN CITY

Authors

  • Heri Suroso Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
  • Loeki Enggar Fitri Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
  • Yati Sri Hayati Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia

Abstract

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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Published

2020-10-01

How to Cite

Heri Suroso, Loeki Enggar Fitri, & Yati Sri Hayati. (2020). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COMMUNITY ATTITUDES AND FLOOD MITIGATION IN THE WELANG WATERSHED IN THE KARANGKETUG URBAN VILLAGE, PASURUAN CITY. The Malaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN), 12(2). Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjn/article/view/1200