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Route planning for crowd management in disaster prone areas

Mohd Zahari, Mohammad Zarif and M. Zulkifli, Nur Afiqah and Mohamad, Muhammad Rijal and Oladeju, Aliu Olabayonle and A. Kadir, Nur Athifah and Bachok, Syahriah (2020) Route planning for crowd management in disaster prone areas. PLANNING MALAYSIA: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 18 (4). pp. 465-476. ISSN 1675-6215 E-ISSN 0128-0945

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Managing crowd is essential in a time of emergency because a large volume of movements or flow may be restricted or obstructed by the existing capacity. This paper centres around preparedness, actions were taken during the event and mitigation measures of flooding in two case studies. Hulu Langat and Cameron Highlands have similarities and differences in planning for, managing of and reviving from flood disasters. In particular, route planning is focused to extract the movement behaviour among people impacted by the calamity. This study employed an interview method which results have been synthesised to feed into the formulation of future strategies for access or movement facilities for victims of disasters.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3499/85514
Uncontrolled Keywords: Route Planning, Crowd Control, Disaster Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Syahriah Bachok
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2020 11:41
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2020 11:41
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/85514

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