Making a Low Risk Kampong to Urban Fire


  • Adjie Pamungkas Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya
  • Dian Rahmawati
  • Kesumaning Dyah Larasati
  • Gusti Aditya Rahadyan
  • Abdiel Hardwin Dito



risk, kampong, urban fire, participatory action research.


Urban fire in Surabaya has made 36 fatalities with IDR 97.9 Billion losses in the last five years since 2015. Nyamplungan, one of the neighborhood units in Ampel Precinct, has been dominated with medium level of social and physical vulnerabilities with a low level of capacity. Those risk characteristics in Nyamplungan and its status as cultural-heritage site of Surabaya make that the risk management based on communities in the area is an urgent step to enhance community resilient. These serial participatory action researches have increased community knowledge on risk management, identified historical fire incidents, formed a community group in responding to potential fire hazards, valued the risk level with medium level domination, identified emergency infrastructures, agreed on three main scenarios of future disaster scale, designed action plans from 8 key stakeholders in emergency responses and made six alternatives on evacuation routes.


Author Biography

Adjie Pamungkas, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya

Lecturer of Urban and Regional Planning Department. Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember


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How to Cite

Pamungkas, A., Rahmawati, D., Larasati, K. D., Rahadyan, G. A., & Dito, A. H. (2017). Making a Low Risk Kampong to Urban Fire. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 5(2).




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