AN ANALYSIS OF DISASTER MITIGATION READINESS IN COASTAL AREAS OF KUPANG CITY
Coastal area is an area that attracts a lot of attention, both in terms of economics, social and
environment, which is also followed by a multiplier effect. On the other hand, the coast is also vulnerable to
disasters, when disaster comes, people who live in coastal areas are affected, both material and non-material.
Mitigation readiness is the main thing that must be done in coastal areas. The purpose of this study is to know
how far the readiness of disaster mitigation in the coastal area of Kupang City and what mitigation priorities can
be done in facing disasters in the coastal areas. This research is conducted in six urban villages which located in
coastal areas. The method used in this research is interview. The data that obtained then tabulated to know the
readiness of mitigation in accordance with Perka BNPB guidelines and to analyze mitigation priorities using
AHP with expert choice. The result of analysis on mitigation readiness shows that all urban villages that are
sampled are not ready to face disasters, with the total score obtained less than 20 points. As for priority analysis
based on the criteria, the structural mitigation has a higher point than the other criteria, that is 37.4%.
Keywords: analysis, disaster, mitigation, coastal, Kupang city, AHP
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