Understanding the impacts of floods on learning quality, school facilities, and educational recovery in Indonesia

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This research is among the first pieces of work to use the comprehensive school safety (CSS) framework to assess the impacts of floods on quality learning and education infrastructure. The CSS framework is employed here to identify the level of disruption to education services following floods in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 2013. The paper poses three key questions, concerning: (i) disruption to children's access to quality education during the flood emergency in 2013 and the early recovery phase; (ii) the impact of the floods on a school's physical infrastructure; and (iii) the effectiveness and level of success of the 2013 flood responses by relevant stakeholders. Combining quantitative and qualitative strategies, the paper examines the experiences of 100 schools in Jakarta. The findings suggest that the CSS framework offers a more nuanced approach to assessing post-disaster education needs. Moreover, it is also relevant for examining the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and relative losses in the education sector.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)412-436
Number of pages25
Issue number2
Early online date30 Apr 2022
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2023

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Funding Information:
This research received tremendous support from Hening Parlan, Surya Rahman, and Dear Sinandang of the Humanitarian Forum Indonesia and Yuni Wahyuningtyas of Save the Children Indonesia, who was instrumental in enumerator training and data collection. Funding was generously provided by Save the Children Australia.

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