Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Ill-prepared Indonesian Government for Dealing with Covid-19 Pandemic and its Effect on the People

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315596,
        author={Kenan Wisaksena Hudawan},
        title={Ill-prepared Indonesian Government for Dealing with Covid-19 Pandemic and its Effect on the People},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICON-DEMOST},
        year={2022},
        month={2},
        keywords={pandemic of covid-19; government; policy; society; people’s condition},
        doi={10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315596}
    }
    
  • Kenan Wisaksena Hudawan
    Year: 2022
    Ill-prepared Indonesian Government for Dealing with Covid-19 Pandemic and its Effect on the People
    ICON-DEMOST
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315596
Kenan Wisaksena Hudawan1,*
  • 1: Faculty of Sociology and Politic, Sociology Major, Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo, Semarang - Indonesia
*Contact email: kenan.wisaksena@gmail.com

Abstract

The pandemic that occurred in 2019 is a global-scaled problem. The Covid-19 pandemic caused by Corona Virus has a significant impact on various aspects of life which has progressively changed human’s life condition. Covid-19 pandemic had impacted every nations around the world, including Indonesia. Another effect caused by ill-prepared government for Covid-19 pandemic is ill-prepared regulations that heavily impacted people’s life. All of these issues resulted in disbelief of both pandemic and the government itself which highly threaten people’s life, peace, and possibly national integrity. This article is writen based on research analysis with qualitative method with the purpose of understanding both government and its people dealing with Covid-19 pandemic and its threatening effects on society by tries to examine: 1. How effective regulations following pandemic; 2. What is the effect on society; 3. What kind of move government do to help its people; 4. How Indonesian people’s understanding about Covid-19 pandemic; 5. What actions the goverement do to solve problems following the pandemic. In order to oppress Covid-19 spreading, the government also took actions on misleading news spreader and maker.