Institutional Empowerment Policy of the Municipal Disaster Management Board in Padang City, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia
Khairul Khairul, Hartuti Purnweni, Sri Suwitri
Available Online July 2016.
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- Disaster Management, Padang, Municipal Disaster Board, Network Theory
- In Indonesia, awareness of considering disaster risks in each developmental process should be made more efficient and effective based on the country's position which is prone to various disasters. This study presented analysis on disaster management in Padang City, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia, by proposing municipal institutional empowerment, with the Municipal Disaster Management Board as the leading independent actor, using Actor Network Theory. Padang Disaster Management Board is now the sub-section of the Fire Department, less empower for being effective in disaster situation. It is recommended that this Municipal Board should be directly under the authority of Padang Mayor, in close cooperation with Army/Police units and disaster experts.
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TY - CONF AU - Khairul Khairul AU - Hartuti Purnweni AU - Sri Suwitri PY - 2016/07 DA - 2016/07 TI - Institutional Empowerment Policy of the Municipal Disaster Management Board in Padang City, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Public Management (ICPM 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 113 EP - 115 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icpm-16.2016.31 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icpm-16.2016.31 ID - Khairul2016/07 ER -