Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia

Research Article

Gender Mainstreaming in Post Disaster Reconstruction in West Sumatera

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316299,
        author={Mediana  Desfita and Taufika  Ophiyandri and Benny  Hidayat and Jendrius  Jendrius},
        title={Gender Mainstreaming in Post Disaster Reconstruction in West Sumatera},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICGCS},
        year={2022},
        month={4},
        keywords={gender mainstreaming reconstruction post-disaster west sumatra},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316299}
    }
    
  • Mediana Desfita
    Taufika Ophiyandri
    Benny Hidayat
    Jendrius Jendrius
    Year: 2022
    Gender Mainstreaming in Post Disaster Reconstruction in West Sumatera
    ICGCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316299
Mediana Desfita1,*, Taufika Ophiyandri1, Benny Hidayat1, Jendrius Jendrius2
  • 1: Civil Engineering Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
  • 2: Sociology Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: mediana.desfita@yahoo.com

Abstract

The frequency of natural disasters that occur in Indonesia is quite high, ranging from earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, landslides, forest fires, and volcanic eruptions, disasters that are directly caused by human activities. Disaster risk reduction is defined as a conceptual framework, which considers the possibility of minimizing the vulnerability and risk of disasters throughout society, to avoid (prevention) or to limit (mitigation and preparedness) harm, starting from the availability of shelters that are not safe and in accordance with the needs, especially groups of women and children, the location of the shelters is far from their initial residence. Likewise, the distribution of disaster aid has not taken into account the special needs of this group of women and children. Identify how the gender position on reconstruction post-disaster in West Sumatra region, from the data of natural disaster in West Sumatera, and collecting data from the field from people who closed related to the process of reconstruction post disasters in West Sumatera. This study aims to obtain an accurate description of the gender position in reconstruction post-disaster activities in West Sumatra.