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The Role of Youth for Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction and Its Implication for Villages Sustainability - Case Study: Taji Village, Malang Regency, Indonesia

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)

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Page : 847-850

Keywords : Role of Youth; Landslide; Disaster; Risk; Taji;

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The purpose of this study was to analyze the role of youth in reducing the risk of landslides in Taji Village. The research method used is descriptive qualitative. Data was collected through Focus Group Discussion, observation, and deep interviews. To facilitate the discussion of research results, researchers used three stages in conducting data analysis, namely data reduction, data display and data verification. The results of the study indicate that youth have a major role in reducing the risk of landslides. Taji Village has formed a disaster preparedness community whose members are youths. Youth play an active role in disaster risk reduction efforts through socialization, disaster risk reduction training, participatory mapping, and area conservation through the development of tourist villages. Through youth empowerment, it is one of the entry points in the resilience and sustainability of Taji Village against the threat of landslides. Through empowering the youth of Taji Village, they are able to change the threat of disaster in their area into opportunities for village development in the form of Tourism Villages. In fact, currently Taji Village is known as a tourist village with 1000 coban.

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