Faith-Based Organizations on Disaster Risk Governance: Lesson Learned from Pandemic Covid-19 in Indonesia

Faith-Based Organizations on Disaster Risk Governance: Lesson Learned from Pandemic Covid-19 in Indonesia

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Oral Presentation

Andi Luhur Prianto, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Achmad Nurmandi, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Sunyoto Usman, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Zuly Qodir, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Hasse Jubba, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Aqmal Reza Amri, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar, Indonesia

The Covid-19 pandemic has represented a risk to human populations. The corona virus outbreak has become a catastrophe that has an impact not only on public health, but also on economic, political, social and cultural aspects. Disaster risk governance is needed, which is emergency response, recovery, prevention, and preparedness. “What is the role of religion in disaster risk governance” is a critical question for Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) in times of crisis. FBOs are required to correlate sacred religious doctrines with practical problems of human life, as well as to build sustainable actions in disaster management. This study seeks to further examine the significance of religion-based organizations in the agenda for handling the adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. This paper uses qualitative research methods with NVivo 12 Plus as a data processing tool. The results of this study indicate that in emergency response, recovering, preventing, and preparedness, by FBOs in Indonesia are integrated and encourage interfaith collaboration in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Even campaigning for a unity movement in the pandemic era. The FBOs demonstrates the ability to collaborate across non-state sectors and play a multidimensional role. Through religious holy doctrine, FBOs mobilizes its members to comply with government policies and is involved in eliminating the polemic of vaccinations among devout religious adherents. The FBOs is working to eradicate misinformation and fake news about Covid-19. This research has implications for reducing assumptions that underestimate the contribution of FBOs in disaster risk governance.

Presentation Date/Time: Sunday, December 11, 2022 (16:00)
Session: Session 4
Room: Fai Kham Room

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