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Volume 156, 20204th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Disaster Mitigation (ICEEDM 2019)
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Raising student’s awareness of tsunami hazard in rumah tahfizh bakti ilaahi (RTBI) Bengkulu
Civil Engineering Department, University of Bengkulu, Jl. WR. Supratman, Kandang Limun, Bengkulu, Indonesia
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Educating people about disaster risk reduction is part of the responsibility of the local University. Enhancing people’s preparedness before disaster strike and how to cope with it, is compulsory and the education need to be done continuously since the natural disaster cannot be predicted. Seismic hazard is quite high in Bengkulu. The RTBI was chosen because of the locations which prone to tsunami hazard and most of the students come from different part of Bengkulu, so the knowledge about tsunami hazard nearby their area is very limited. This paper explains about the process of raising awareness of Tsunami hazard for students in RTBI. Twenty six students were involved in this study. The questionnaire was prepared to study their knowledge about tsunami hazard. The knowledge that they can absorb during the study could be measured by comparing their answer in the questionnaire before and after the study. The result shows, after the study, the students were more aware about the vulnerability of the area and know what to do when the disaster happen.
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