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Examining of issues on flood disaster management in Malaysia

Shafiai, Shazwani and Khalid, Mohamad Sukeri (2016) Examining of issues on flood disaster management in Malaysia. International Review of Management and Marketing, 6 (S7). pp. 51-56. ISSN 2146-4405

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Flooding in Malaysia has made various impacts to the victims in terms of damage to property and loss of life.Besides that, the victims also suffer after flood disaster occur.Because of that, the purpose of this paper is to describe the issues and problem of disaster relief management provided by government to the victims in Malaysia for phases during and post-disaster caused by flooding.Presently, the disaster management in Malaysia including flood almost based on top-down approach that was predominantly an official strategy from Directive No. 20 by National Security Council of Malaysia.These instructions outline has set the role and responsibilities of the agencies involved and also covers the action of monitoring the activities in disaster management.Therefore, this paper presents findings from the literature review by previous research in this topic.The result show that, in Malaysia, a study concerning the evaluation of the effectiveness policy implementation at levels during and post-disaster that affect the flood victims were poorly implemented.Further to that, this paper will attempt to describe the issues of disaster relief management for phases during and post-disaster that has been criticized by previous researchers.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue for "International Soft Science Conference (ISSC 2016), 11-13 April 2016, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia"
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disaster Management, Flood Relief, Flood Victim
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Dr. Mohamad Sukeri Khalid
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2016 08:49
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 08:49
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20244

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