Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Environmental Management Action (EMA) To Fight Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever In Coastal Areas

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312219,
        author={Nur  Siyam and Widya Hary Cahyati},
        title={Environmental Management Action (EMA) To Fight Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever In Coastal Areas},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISMINA},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={environmental management action environmental manipulation behavior change dhf students},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312219}
    }
    
  • Nur Siyam
    Widya Hary Cahyati
    Year: 2021
    Environmental Management Action (EMA) To Fight Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever In Coastal Areas
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312219
Nur Siyam1,*, Widya Hary Cahyati1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: nursiyam@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

Genuk Subdistrict is a coastal area which becomes an endemic area for DHF Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever). To build clean and healthy life behavior of school children in preventing and controlling the proliferation of dengue vector mosquitoes, is by applying the Environmental Management Action (EMA). The study was conducted with a one group pretest posttest design. Samples were taken by purposive sampling which are 24 students. The research data was processed using a quantitative descriptive approach. Implementing EMA; 1) Modified Action in the home and surrounding environment, 2) Environmental and surrounding Manipulation Action and 3) Action Changing Behavior of students and Family Members. Data collection instruments are questionnaires. EMA Education Results in schools showed an increase in both Student Knowledge about DHF, Student Attitudes in Preventing DHF, Environmental Modification and Manipulation, and also in Changing Behavior in preventing DHF. The highest increase can be seen in the highest delta, namely the Student Attitude variable in Preventing DHF. EMA education can be an alternative in raising awareness and attitudes of students to maintain their behavior in preventing DHF in their environment.