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Disaster Management of Dempo Volcano Eruption, Pagar Alam City - Indonesia Based on Local Wisdom

Erna Juita; Dedi Hermon; Eri Barlian; Indang Dewata; Iswandi Umar

Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering and Sciences Publication (BEIESP)

This research aims to identify various forms of local wisdom in disaster mitigation in the Dempo volcano eruption and determine the level of community understanding of local wisdom in disaster management. This research uses the descriptive explanative method. The analysis used is a combination of qualitative and quantitative descriptive analysis. The results of this study have identified several forms of local wisdom in disaster management in communities in the Dempo volcano. Cultural semiotics in the form of community advice and teachings, and the call to prayer when there is potential for eruption. Faunal semiotics in the form of the behaviour of various types of animals, vegetal semiotics in the condition of natural plants and cultivation, and physical semiotics in the form of natural signs. Public knowledge of local wisdom and disaster management is generally still low.

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