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Developing of emergency evacuation kit in response of Malaysia East Coast flood disaster

Mat Taib, Shazwin and Ab. Rasid, Atiqah and Md. Din, Mohd. Fadhil and Yong, Ee Ling and Anuar, Aznah Nor and Hassan, Noorul and Alias, Nor Eliza and Mohd. Ali, Mohd. Rizalman and Kamal, Nurshafeena (2015) Developing of emergency evacuation kit in response of Malaysia East Coast flood disaster. In: International Conference on Sustainable Initiatives (ICSI), 8th Asean Environmental Engineering Conference (AEEC), 24-28 Oct, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



The flood struck East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia in December 2014 has resulted in huge natural disaster. More than 4.82 million people across four states especially Kelantan were sink flooded, resulted shut down of the area from outside traffic and delaying the rescue forces. Emergency aid has difficulties to reach the evacuation centres and victims were scattered trapped with low life support on water, food, energy and healthcare supply. Therefore, an integrated assessment of flood in the basin is important to seek for effective responses. In response to disaster vulnerability for risk reduction among society who living in flood prone, community contribution is needed in preparation of emergency evacuation kit as a part of preparedness. The survey will be conduct by distribution of questionnaire to the flood disaster victims in order to discover the most important necessities during flood situation. The results of this survey may lead to the preparation of emergency evacuation kit for use in future.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:preparedness, risk management
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:62092
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:09 May 2017 00:19
Last Modified:03 Aug 2017 00:17

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