E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Green Infrastructure and Resilience|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
Tidal flooding and coastal adaptation responses in Pekalongan City
1 Environmental Sciences, Postgraduate School, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
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Over the past 10 years, the coastal region of Pekalongan City has experienced the phenomenon of tidal flooding and has almost submerged coastal areas almost daily. At present, tidal floods have submerged 51% of the total area of Pekalongan City with a maximum inundation height of 1.1 meters. As a result, there has been damage to the economic, social, and physical (infrastructure). Adaptation response from all parties involved is needed to reduce negative impacts. The writing of this manuscript aims to find out the phenomenon of tidal flooding and the government's adaptation response together with the community in the coastal area of Pekalongan City. Lots of research on this issue, but in this manuscript focus on structural and non-structural adaptation responses. Data collection techniques in the study of literature and documentation. The results of the study showed that the tidal flooding in the coastal area of Pekalongan City in addition to sea-level rise and topography, this condition was also exacerbated by the phenomenon of land subsidence which reached minus 30-50 cm. Non-structural adaptation response by establishing disaster response organizations and disaster prepared posts, while early warning systems and flood control infrastructure are forms of structural adaptation responses.
Key words: Tidal flooding / Structural adaptation / Non-structural adaptation
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