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Improving community capacity in rapid disaster mapping: an evaluation of summer school

Sutrisno, D. and Shih, P. T. Y. and Hashim, M. and Qin, R. and Wicaksono, P. and Syaifoel, R. (2019) Improving community capacity in rapid disaster mapping: an evaluation of summer school. Indonesian Journal of Geography, 51 (2). pp. 155-164. ISSN 0024-9521


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.22146/ijg.40900


Experiences with natural disasters have intensified recent efforts to enhance cooperation mechanisms among official disaster management institutions to community participation. These experiences reveal a need to enhance rapid mapping technical assistance to be developed and shared among young scientists through a summer school. However, the question arose of how effective this summer school to be used as a tool to increase scientists’ understanding and capacity. This study sought to evaluate the extent to which human resource capacity building can be effectively implemented. The methods used for this evaluation is through observations, questionnaires and a weighted scoring based on knowledge, skills and attitudes’ criteria. The results indicate a significant improvement in knowledge (94.56%), skills (82%) and attitudes (85.20%) among the participants. Even though there are still gaps in participants’ skills, the summer school was found to be an effective way to train the young scientists for rapid mapping.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:capacity building, disaster, habitat suitability
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G109.5 Global Positioning System
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:90833
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:31 May 2021 21:20
Last Modified:31 May 2021 21:20

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