Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2020–Social, Humanity, and Education (ICoSIHESS 2020)

The Role of Masyarakat Peduli Api (MPA) Communities in Forest and Land Fire Disaster Communication in Riau Province

Case Study in Siak District in 2019

Authors
Adhianty Nurjanah, Sakir, Aswad Ishak
Corresponding Author
Adhianty Nurjanah
Available Online 21 January 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210120.125How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Communication on Disasters, Forest Fires, Fire Concerned Community (MPA), Siak, Indonesia
Abstract

Disasters occur unexpectedly, with varying severity, posing major challenges for effective information exchange and coordination. Forest and land fires are part of natural disasters that cause huge losses to both health and the economy. Forest fires in Siak Regency, Riau Indonesia continue every year. To save many victims, it requires cooperation between the government and the role of the community. This study aims to determine the role of Masyarakat Peduli Api (MPA) in Disaster Communication in Siak Regency, Riau. Indonesia.This study used a qualitative descriptive method and conducted in-depth interviews with the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) and Masyarakat Peduli Api (MPA) Community. The results showed that the role of Masyarakat Peduli Api Community was one of the supporting factors in the successful communication of forest and land fire disaster management in reducing the number of casualties. The role of the Masyarakat Peduli Api (MPA) is (1) Providing information regarding the location of the incident, (2) Disseminating information to village communities regarding forest fire disaster mitigation (prevention) and the impact of forest fires, (3) Conducting counselling, training and simulations forest fire disasters to the community with BPBD related to disaster mitigation and the introduction of the use of fire fighting equipment. Thus the Masyarakat Peduli Api (MPA) has an important role in disaster communication to the community and can minimize the loss of casualties and material and immaterial losses as a result of the forest fires that occur.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2020–Social, Humanity, and Education (ICoSIHESS 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
21 January 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-317-2
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210120.125How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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