ANALISIS KERENTANAN PETANI TERHADAP BAHAYA BANJIR DI KABUPATEN KARAWANG

Tommi Tommi, Baba Barus, Arya Hadi Dharmawan

Abstract

Flood is one of the climate change phenomenon that often occurs in Karawang. Flood impact very big loss
to the district community, mostly working in agriculture. The aim of this research is to analyze the extent of
damage Citarum Upstream, analyzing the level of danger of flood in Karawang, and analyze the
vulnerability of farmers in areas with high flood hazard. The method used in this research is the analysis of
the level of damage Citarum upstream, analyzes the level of flood hazards and vulnerability analysis. Results
from this study indicate the condition of Citarum upstream in rather bad condition, causing flooding in areas
downstream. Area in Karawang regency which has a high level of flood danger, namely the District West
Telukjambe, East Telukjambe, and District Jayakerta. Farmers in the village Karangligar susceptibility
levels higher than the farmers in the village of Ciptamarga which is also an area with a high level of hazard
of flooding. Suggestions for the solution of this research is the need to repair Citarum not only technically
but also institutionally, the need to improve infrastructure, particularly irrigation facilities were damaged,
and the need for agricultural insurance to farmers who experienced crop failure caused by flooding.

Keywords

flood, hazard, vulnerability

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