Identification of Minimum Standards in Emergency Goods for Earthquake Relief in Indonesia
Rienna Oktarina*,**, Senator Nur Bahagia*, Lucia Diawati*, and Krishna S. Pribadi***
*Department of Industrial Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology
Gedung Lab. Tek., III Lt. 4, Jl., Ganesha 10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia
**Widyatama University, Bandung, Indonesia
*** Department of Civil Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
Our purpose in this paper is to determine the minimum standards of emergency goods to be made available to persons adversely affected by earthquakes to implement quick, accountable emergency response activities. Our results show the minimum standards for emergency earthquake relief goods well-suited to Indonesia’s local population. Our results are expected to be used to help define the types of emergency goods required following a disastrous earthquake. Our research includes information about a variety of emergency goods determined through questionnaires distributed to the earthquake-affected persons once designated as internally displaced persons (IDPs). Those answering questionnaires were asked to rate the importance of goods based on their experience during postearthquake evacuation.
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