Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)

Elderly’s Disaster Resilience in Natural Disaster: Literature Review

Authors
Istianna Nurhidayati, Ratna Agustiningrum, Desti Aprilia Ningtyas
Corresponding Author
Istianna Nurhidayati
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.077How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Resilience, Disaster, Elderly
Abstract
Elderly is one of the vulnerable groups when disaster occurs, because of life change that lead to setback. The number of elderly who live in disaster-prone areas increase the level of vulnerable. Klaten’s Central Bureau of Statistic stated that the number of elderly is increasing 0.37%- 0.5% every year. The trend of increasing elderly population urges the action to facilitate positive aging. This study aims to explored factors of elderly’s disaster resilience faces the natural disaster. This study used journals obtained through the PubMed and Google Schoolardatabaseswith keywords were “Resilience”, “Disaster”, “Elderly”, and “Qualitative”. The result of the study obtained seven journals that match to the inclusion criteria. The researcher assessed the seven journals with Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) and recommended five journals that eligible to do a review. It was found five factors that affected the resilience of elderly in dealing with disaster. These five factors was previous experience, cognitive flexibility, social support, optimism and spirituality. In conclusion, these five factors can improved capacity of the elderly to organize themselves from their problem, reduce the risk of disaster, and develop strength to deal with other traumatic incident in the future.
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AU  - Istianna Nurhidayati
AU  - Ratna Agustiningrum
AU  - Desti Aprilia Ningtyas
PY  - 2020
DA  - 2020/11/25
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BT  - Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
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SN  - 2468-5739
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