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Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science, 2024, 6(1); doi: 10.25236/AJEE.2024.060109.

Assessment of disaster risk perception of indigenous people in traditional villages


Ma Yan

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Ma Yan

Southwest University of Science and Technology, Mianyang, Sichuan, 621000, China


Grasping the disaster risk perception of traditional village indigenous people is crucial to the formulation and implementation of disaster prevention and mitigation policies.This paper introduced the regional disaster system theory,constructed the disaster risk perception evaluation model of "disaster-causing factor - disaster-conceiving environment - disaster-bearing body",and designed a questionnaire to investigate and evaluate the disaster risk perception of the indigenous people of six traditional villages in Northwest Sichuan.The results showed that:①the overall disaster risk perception of the aborigines in the study area was at a medium level, with the perception of disaster-bearing body (62.23) > the perception of disaster-causing factors (47.28) > the perception of disaster-conceiving environment (37.01).②The differences in the disaster risk perception of the aborigines in the six traditional villages were obvious.


Regional hazard system theory; disaster risk perception; hierarchical analysis; traditional villages

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Ma Yan. Assessment of disaster risk perception of indigenous people in traditional villages. Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 1: 61-66. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJEE.2024.060109.


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