Community Resilience in Adaptive Flood Mitigation Based on the Local Wisdom of Silat Village in the Kapuas Watershed Indonesia
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- Community Resilience; Mitigation; Flood; Adaptive; Local Wisdom
Silat village is a village upstream of the Kapuas River, which is the longest river in Indonesia. One of the tributaries of the Kapuas River is the Silat River. The history of population distribution on the island of Kalimantan, especially West Kalimantan is through water transportation, this condition leads us to the plausibility if the location of residential areas is on the banks of rivers. This causes residential areas to often experience flooding when river water discharge increases. In the last 30 years, there has been the development of the plantation sector around the Silat village area. Types of plantations include rubber and oil palm plantations. This condition causes a reduction in the area of primary forest by 8.3% of the total Silat watershed area. The impact of this land cover change causes the frequency of floods that occur to increase. Flood control efforts by the government with adequate infrastructure development have not been carried out optimally. Therefore it is necessary to do mitigation by the community itself. Mitigation by the community is emphasized on efforts to increase the community’s ability to be anticipatory, and be adaptive to flood disasters. Efforts to increase community resilience to floods involving community participation need to be carried out through education while still adapting to local knowledge or local wisdom in the area. The ability to adapt creates the endurance for the community itself, in doing the mitigation towards the upcoming flood. This community resilience can be achieved through collaboration from various parties such as the government, stakeholders, and the general public. To enchance the community resilience through education. Education efforts need to be carried out continuously in the delivery of environmental conservation information and knowledge about floods and their causes, as well as the mitigation efforts. Education is carried out to all levels of society, starting from children, teenagers, adults, both women and men.
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TY - CONF AU - Henny Herawati AU - Kartini AU - Eko Yulianto AU - Rima Wahyu Utari AU - Dini Ariva PY - 2023 DA - 2023/08/17 TI - Community Resilience in Adaptive Flood Mitigation Based on the Local Wisdom of Silat Village in the Kapuas Watershed Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Science Education and Sciences 2022 (ICSES 2022) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 46 EP - 59 SN - 2352-541X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-94-6463-232-3_6 DO - 10.2991/978-94-6463-232-3_6 ID - Herawati2023 ER -