Application of interactive dam safety decision support system (INSPiRE) for flood emergency response plan (ERP) of sultan abu bakar dam malaysia

Lariyah Mohd Sidek, Hidayah Basri, Hairun Aishah Mohiyaden, Nur Farazuien Md Said, Mohd Ruzaimei Yalit, Hamdan Basri, Rashidi Sibri Muda

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Abstract

Flood Emergency Response Plan (ERP) is a plan that guides responsibilities for proper operation of Sultan Abu Bakar (SAB) dam in response to emergency incidents affecting the dam by high water storage capacity. Based on this study, four major responsibilities are needed for SAB dam owing to protect any probable risk for downstream which can be Incident Commander, Deputy Incident Commander, On-scene Commander and Civil Engineer. Having organisation charts based on ERP exercise can be helpful for decreasing the probable risks in any projects such as Abu Bakar Dam and it is a way to identify and suspected and actual dam safety emergencies. A dam safety emergency is an event, which could potentially lead to dam break and need to be taken care of a massive plan. To mitigate the hydro hazard due to dam break, UNITEN has developed a new application software known as INSPiRE (Interactive Dam Safety Decision Support System). INSPiRE, as an intelligent dam safety software, is developed to address emergencies, which demand fast, decision making and effective multi-agency collaboration due to SAB dam break event. INSPiRE will contribute towards the sustainability of SAB dam’s owner as corporate reputations can be ruined through dam structural failures that can affect the economy of the nation and enhance the quality of life of the people.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommunity, Environment and Disaster Risk Management
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Pages13-17
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2018

Publication series

NameCommunity, Environment and Disaster Risk Management
Volume20
ISSN (Print)2040-7262
ISSN (Electronic)2040-7270

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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    Mohd Sidek, L., Basri, H., Mohiyaden, H. A., Said, N. F. M., Yalit, M. R., Basri, H., & Muda, R. S. (2018). Application of interactive dam safety decision support system (INSPiRE) for flood emergency response plan (ERP) of sultan abu bakar dam malaysia. In Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management (pp. 13-17). (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management; Vol. 20). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-726220180000020010