Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia

Progress, Challenges, and Issues

  • Riyanti Djalante
  • Matthias Garschagen
  • Frank Thomalla
  • Rajib Shaw

Part of the Disaster Risk Reduction book series (DRR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xlviii
  2. Riyanti Djalante, Matthias Garschagen, Frank Thomalla, Rajib Shaw
    Pages 1-17
  3. Disaster Risk Governance from National to Local Level and Its Integration into Development Sectors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Esti Anantasari, Michele Daly, Phil Glassey, Emily Grace, Maureen Coomer, Richard Woods
      Pages 127-155
    3. Nurmalahayati Nurdin, Irina Rafliana, Sri Hidayati, Rina Suryani Oktari, Riyanti Djalante
      Pages 213-234
    4. Nurrohman Wijaya, Mizan Bustanul Fuady Bisri, Adiwan Fahlan Aritenang, Aria Mariany
      Pages 235-252
  4. Roles of Different Actors for DRR

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Thomas Neise, Javier Revilla Diez, Matthias Garschagen, Riyanti Djalante, Kurnia Novianti, Choerunisa Noor Syahid
      Pages 281-305
    3. Michelle Villeneuve, Alex Robinson, Pradytia Putri Pertiwi, Sarina Kilham, Gwynnyth Llewellyn
      Pages 335-356
    4. Karen E. McNamara, Rachel Clissold, Jasmine Pearson, Danielle McLeod-Robertson, Amy Ward, Lacey Allgood
      Pages 395-410
  5. Emerging Issues in DRR Research and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 443-443
    2. Annisa Triyanti, Yvonne Walz, Muhammad Aris Marfai, Fabrice Renaud, Riyanti Djalante
      Pages 445-467
    3. Gusti Ayu Ketut Surtiari, Riyanti Djalante, Neysa Jacqueline Setiadi, Matthias Garschagen
      Pages 469-493
    4. Maila Dinia Husni Rahiem, Nur Surayyah Madhubala Abdullah, Steven Eric Krauss
      Pages 495-514
  6. Measuring Hazards, Risks and Community Resilience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 515-515
    2. Yus Budiyono, Muhammad Aris Marfai, Jeroen Aerts, Hans de Moel, Philip J. Ward
      Pages 517-537
    3. Achmad Siddik Thoha, Bambang Hero Saharjo, Rizaldi Boer, Muhammad Ardiansyah
      Pages 539-560
    4. Mohammad Dokhi, Tiodora Hadumaon Siagian, Agung Priyo Utomo, Eka Rumanitha
      Pages 589-608
    5. Herryal Z. Anwar, Emilia Yustiningrum, Nina Andriana, D. T. P. Kusumawardhani, Saut Sagala, Anggun Mayang Sari
      Pages 609-633
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 635-639

About this book


This book is a unique, transdisciplinary summary of the state of the art of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Indonesia. It provides a comprehensive overview of disaster risk governance across all levels and multiple actors including diverse perspectives from practitioners and researchers on the challenges and progress of DRR in Indonesia. The book includes novel and emerging topics such as the role of culture, religion, psychology and the media in DRR. It is essential reading for students, researchers, and policy makers seeking to understand the nature and variety of environmental hazards and risk patterns affecting Indonesia.

Following the introduction, the book has four main parts of key discussions. Part I presents disaster risk governance from national to local level and its integration into development sectors, Part II focuses on the roles of different actors for DRR, Part III discusses emerging issues in DRR research and practice, and Part IV puts forward variety of methods and studies to measure hazards, risks and community resilience.


urban reconstruction disaster risk reduction resilience climate change adaptation natural hazards in Indonesia governance and disaster risk reduction disaster vulnerability

Editors and affiliations

  • Riyanti Djalante
    • 1
  • Matthias Garschagen
    • 2
  • Frank Thomalla
    • 3
  • Rajib Shaw
    • 4
  1. 1.United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)BonnGermany
  2. 2.United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)BonnGermany
  3. 3.Stockholm Environment InstituteBangkokThailand
  4. 4.Keio UniversityFujisawaJapan

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