Formulation of an Integrated Community Based Disaster Management for Hydroelectric facilities

The Malaysia Case

Norshamirra Hijazzi, Sivadass Thiruchelvam, Rahsidi Sabri Muda, Kamal Nasharuddin Mustapha, Zakaria Che Muda, Azrul Ghazali, Ahmad Kamal Kadir, Hazlinda Hakimie, Khairul Salleh Mohamed Sahari, Hasril Hasini, Lariyah Mohd Sidek, Zarina Itam, Mohd Fadhli Mohamad, Azwin Zailti Abdul Razad

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Dams, however significant their contributions are to the society, are not immune to failures and diminishing lifespan not unlike other structural elements in our infrastructure. Despite continuing efforts on design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams to improve the safety of the dams, the possibility of unforeseen events of dam failures is still possible. Seeing that dams are usually integrated into close approximities with the community, dam failures may consequent in tremendous loss of lives and properties. The aims of formulation of Integrated Community Based Disaster Management (ICBDM) is to simulate evacuation modelling and emergency planning in order to minimize loss of life and property damages in the event of a dam-related disaster. To achieve the aim above, five main pillars have been identified for the formulation of ICBDM. A series of well-defined program inclusive of hydrological 2-D modelling, life safety modelling, community based EWS and CBTAP will be conducted. Finally, multiple parties' engagement is to be carried out in the form of table top exercise to measure the readiness of emergency plans and response capabilities of key players during the state of a crisis.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012032
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2016
Event2nd International Conference on Advances in Renewable Energy and Technologies, ICARET 2016 - Putrajaya, Malaysia
Duration: 23 Feb 201625 Feb 2016

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