JDR Vol.16 No.4 pp. 765-777
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2021.p0765


Designing an Indonesian Disaster Management Information System with Local Characteristics: A Case Study of Mount Merapi

Amelia Santoso, Joniarto Parung, Dina Natalia Prayogo, and Ameilia Lolita

Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Surabaya
Raya Kalirungkut, Surabaya 60293, Indonesia

Corresponding author

August 5, 2020
March 24, 2021
June 1, 2021
disaster management, information system, volcanic eruption

Effective preparation can help minimize the number of victims and the amount of damage caused by volcanic eruptions, as well as facilitate the recovery of victims’ livelihoods after such disasters. Hence, it is crucial to coordinate and integrate all stakeholders in a management information system in which each stakeholder is interrelated but has different roles and functions. This paper presents the design of a disaster management information system (DMIS) with consideration for the volcano’s location and characteristics. This includes identifying disaster management stakeholders and their respective roles and the volcano’s location and characteristics combined with accessible databases. To validate the design, the results of the DMIS calculations of the needs of refugees from the eruption of Mount Merapi in November 2020 in Kalitengah Lor, Glagaharjo Village, Sleman were compared with the number of real items distributed by the government and donors. The results of this comparison showed that the needs of refugees were fulfilled at a percentage ranging from 66–99%.

Cite this article as:
Amelia Santoso, Joniarto Parung, Dina Natalia Prayogo, and Ameilia Lolita, “Designing an Indonesian Disaster Management Information System with Local Characteristics: A Case Study of Mount Merapi,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.16, No.4, pp. 765-777, 2021.
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