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Residents Awareness Towards Landslide Disaster In Penang
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Author(s)
Habibah Lateh, Vijaya Govindasamy
KEYWORDS
Minimum 7 disaster, environmental problem, knowledge, residents, awareness, Penang, landslide.
ABSTRACT
This study aims to identify the resident awareness of landslides disaster. The objective of the study is to identify the level of resident awareness of landslides disaster in Penang. A total of 240 people representing ten of each of the six districts in the state of Penang in the sample by simple random sampling method. Data collected is analyzed using the Statistical Package For Social Sciences (SPSS) using percentages and frequencies. The results showed that the level of resident awareness of landslides is moderate. This means that the government and political parties need to increase resident awareness of landslides disaster. In addition, the knowledge resident of landslides is moderate too. So still plenty of room for improvement to ensure a landslide awareness program carried out properly and transparently
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