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A review of flood catastrophic management in Malaysia

Leman, Abd Mutalib and A. Rahman, K. and M. Salleh, M. N. and Baba, I. and Feriyanto, Dafit and L., Johnson S. C. and M., S. N. Hidayah (2016) A review of flood catastrophic management in Malaysia. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (14). ISSN 18196608

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Abstract

Flood Catastrophic occurs every year in Malaysia. Recently, the end of 2014, the worst disaster occurred in Kelantan and followed by Pahang, Terengganu and Sabah. Therefore, need to advance flood catastrophic management to fast action when disaster is occurred. There were existing flood management systems that developed by Infobanjir website and Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia which conducted by short message system (SMS) as one of the delivering systems. Whereas, in the Flood Preparedness and Response in Malaysia was developed by Disaster Management and Relief Committee as well as Malaysia Disaster Preparedness Centre (MDPC). However, ineffective information distribution to the society become main issue to solve, because may have some peoples have changed their phone number which hamper that information. Therefore, the main purpose of this research is to review the flood catastrophic management system in Malaysia to enhance the effectiveness and adapted in flood disaster management in Malaysia. From the result mention that the emergency responds management is divided into 4 phase which are preparedness phase, response phase recovery phase and mitigation phase. It conducted into every level of the country which consists of central, state, district and area levels.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Emergency response; flood; flood management
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2017 06:27
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2017 06:27
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8652
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