The Roles of Civil Society in Governing Disaster Reduction in Indonesia

Jonatan Lassa, Dominggus Elcid Li, Rudi Rohi, Saut Sagala, Yosef Boli Sura

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Risk governance concept promotes the empirical power (such as government, market and civil society) that co-exists to govern risk and catastrophe. This paper highlights evidence of disaster risk governance at national and local levels in Indonesia. Drawing upon the strength of social network approach, it specifically analyzes and presents the network of actors in disaster risk reduction policy reform in Indonesia where civil society plays vital roles. Two case studies are provided to exemplify the roles of civil society at local level. The paper concludes that disaster reduction policy reform at different levels in Indonesia have been equally coproduced by civil society, local governments, national government and international actors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGovernment and Communities
Subtitle of host publicationSharing Indonesia's Common Goals
EditorsM Fahmi, AA Yusuf, M Purnagunawan, BP Resosudarmo, DS Priyarsono
Place of PublicationIndonesia
PublisherPadjadjaran University Press
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)978-602-9238-66-2
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameISRA Book Series on Regional Development
PublisherPadjadjaran University Press


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