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The impacts of Seri Tanjung Pinang Coastal reclamation on the quality of life of the Tanjung Tokong Community Penang, Malaysia

Mohd Nadzir, Nadzhirah and Ibrahim, Mansor and Mansor, Mazlina (2015) The impacts of Seri Tanjung Pinang Coastal reclamation on the quality of life of the Tanjung Tokong Community Penang, Malaysia. Global Science and Technology Journal, 3 (1). pp. 107-117. ISSN 2201-6848

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Abstract

The alteration of coastal would change the environment, thus severely affect local community’s quality of life. This paper presents the impacts of coastal reclamation on the quality of life of the local community in the study area. The results show that three main variables - flash flood, traffic congestion and health, influenced the quality of life of the community in the affected area. It is recommended that the coastal reclamation process on the approval part should consider any temporary and permanent negative impact to the local community.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5208/42996
Uncontrolled Keywords: coastal areas; coastal reclamation; quality of life; socioeconomic impacts; social impact assessment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM621 Culture
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.36 Sustainable architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9053.R4 City planning
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9080 Urban planners
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Asst. Prof. Dr. Mazlina Mansor
Date Deposited: 22 May 2015 10:01
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 12:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/42996

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