Effect of Disaster Emergency Response Education on Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Among Islamic Boarding School Students

Hamdy Alallah, Hanifa Maher Deni, Suroto


Masters Program in Occupational Safety and Health, Faculty of Public Health,

Universitas Diponegoro



Background: Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and floods can often come at the least expected time. It causes injury, death, loss of livestock, property da­ma­ge, and economic loss. School should be prepared to handle them safely and effec­ti­vely by giving in­for­mation about disaster emergency response. This study aimed to de­termine the effect of disaster emer­gen­cy response education on knowledge, attitude, practice, among Islamic boarding school students.

Subjects and Method: This study was a quasi-experiment with one group pre-test and post-test design. This study was conducted at an Islamic boarding school, Sema­rang, Central Java. A total of 67 students was selected for this study. The independent variable was di­saster emer­gen­cy response education. The dependent variables were know­ledge, attitude, and practice. The da­ta were col­lected by questionnaire and ana­ly­zed by t test.

Results: Knowledge, attitude, and practice on disaster emergency response increased after disaster emergency response education, and they were statistically significant.

Conclusion: Disaster emergency response education enhances knowledge, attitude, and prac­tice on disaster emergency response.

Keywords: education, disaster emergency response, knowledge, attitude, practice

Correspondence:Hamdy Alallah. Masters Program in Occupational Safety and Health, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, JL. Pucang Sari 7 No. 11 Batursari, Mranggen, Demak district 59567, Semarang, Central Java. Email: hams11488@gmail.com. Mobile: 085643872756.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.02.26

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