Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Anticipating the Earthquake Hazard from Lembang Fault: A Case Study of Bandung Institute of Technology, West Java, Indonesia
Farica Edgina Yosafat*, Arif Rohman**, Didik Wahju Widjaja***,
and Irwan Meilano**,***
*Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology, Physical Oceanography Research Group, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
**Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology, Geodesy Research Group, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
***Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology, Graduate on Earthquake and Active Tectonic, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) campus is located in Bandung and has seismic hazard from active Lembang fault. In this study, one aspect of vulnerability of the campus was evaluated. It appears that in the campus there are enough spaces for evacuation during the emergency time. To determine the capacity of ITB members to face earthquakes, a survey was conducted and the result was analyzed. Generally, ITB members have medium level of awareness but very low level of preparedness. The capacity index of the ITB members is 0.39 of scale 1, which indicates that the level of ITB members’ capacity to deal with earthquake hazards is still low. The indexes were also analyzed based on faculty, occupation, and gender.
and Irwan Meilano, “Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Anticipating the Earthquake Hazard from Lembang Fault: A Case Study of Bandung Institute of Technology, West Java, Indonesia,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.7, No.6, pp. 803-809, 2012.
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