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The Role of the Community

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Dipublikasikan  dalam Proceeding "The 1st International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure and Built Environment in Developing Countries" ISBN : 978-979-98278-2-1

 

The Role of the Community to Improvement the Quality of Environmental Sanitation

(Case Study: Fisherman Housing in Bandengan Region Kendal Munipacility)

Mila Karmilah[1] & Hermin Poedjiastoeti[2]

1 Lecture in Urban and Regional Planning Department of Unissula Semarang

Jl. Raya Kaligawe Km 4 Semarang

2 Lecture in Environmental Engineering Department of Unissula Semarang

Jl. Raya Kaligawe Km 4 Semarang

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Abstract

The Problems of housing represent the problem of almost entire all developing countries. Explosion resident of urban that cause by highest migration of urban-rural linkages that make the remarkable social cost to requirement of housing which is affordable and other social services. Along with continuing the wide-spreading of urbanization thrive also dirty kampongs and slum of down town (shantytown) and also more and more townee which remain in settlement center which in fact improper dwell (Todaro, 2000)

This research aim to know the role of public in improvement of quality of environmental sanitation, bearing with condition of its resident economics social in Kelurahan Bandengan Kabupaten Kendal. Location sample is specified intentionally (purposive sampling) and chosen of RW IV Kelurahan Bandengan because has not is competent as settlement. Data collecting is done with interview, Focus Group Discussion ( FGD) and observation of field, with instrument of questionnaire. Method applied is quantitative and qualitative combination trap method.

The result of research indicated that: most of all houses in Bandengan region do not requirement of healthy housing standard. In Bandengan area most of all houses have no latrines, their use a Kendal river to defecate. In Kuwait dwellers they have no sewerage channel, so in rainy season the dwellers must have flood. There are several things which have been done to initiate the community to try to improve the condition, one of them are give awareness for the importance of hygiene of environment. First matter is trainee the community to compose the garbage become an organic fertilizer. At the moment not yet many citizen using because is still in a little group. The other solution are to generate the local wisdom like “jimpitan” that used to defrayed the sanitation.

It is important to realize that there is no universal solution. Different ethnic and cultural conditions will affect every approach. Some factors, however, will be involved regardless of other considerations. These factors include understanding that social, cultural, and technical aspects need to be addressed.

Keyword : Fisherman Community, Sanitation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1],3 Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning Department of Unissula Semarang ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

[2] Lecturer in Environmental Engineering Department of Unissula Semarang ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )