Community Participation in Flood Disaster Mitigation in Solok Selatan Regency-Indonesia

  • Desi Fitriani The Graduate Students of Geography Education, Universitas Negeri Padang
  • Olivia Oktorie Master Program of Geography Education, Pascasarjana Universitas Negeri Padang
Keywords: Participation, Community, Government, Disaster, Flood Mitigation


The purpose of the study was to analyze community participation Solok Selatan in flood disaster mitigation. Type of the study was a descriptive qualitative research with purposive sampling data retrieval method that was, a society that found when the community affected by flash flooding in Solok Selatan. Techniques of data collection were observation, interviews and documentation. Information from the community were reduced, then drawn conclusions of public participation Solok Selatan in the pre mitigation disaster such as: (1) cleaning up their own house, burning garbage, do not throw garbage into the river and wild, (2)  planting trees along the river flow, (3) evacuating to higher ground. In short, public participation after the disaster werr working together to improve homes, public facilities, make emergency tents.

How to Cite
Fitriani, D., & Oktorie, O. (2019). Community Participation in Flood Disaster Mitigation in Solok Selatan Regency-Indonesia. Science and Environmental Journal for Postgraduate, 1(2), 1-9.

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