With the process of urbanization, consequences like over-development and increasing population density in the built environment often results in higher casualty of disasters. Moreover, locating at the Circum-Pacific Seismic Zone with frequent strike of typhoons every summer, Taiwan is destined to encounter more disasters. Ageing population, meanwhile, is considered as the most vulnerable population cohort when disaster happens. It is the consensus to establish a more comprehensive disaster-prevention planning system for older people and related facilities. Therefore, it will through the phases of mitigation and preparedness as the research point. The research will be divided into three stages; first, it will create integrated indicators for the vulnerability assessment of ageing society. In this study, it will comprehensive consider the vulnerability factors of ageing population, environment and society, then through Expert Questionnaire to establish integrated indicators. Second, it will base on the indicators to analyze and to understand the current situation of Taiwan. Last, it will choose one areas from the results of analysis. Then, it will use Case Study to expound and critically respond to the disaster resistant community of Taiwan. Further, the research will suggestions for improvement disaster resistant community framework under the ageing society. The research expects can provide a useful tactic as a reference for government in the future.
|Date of Award||2016|
|Supervisor||Tzu-Yuan Chao (Supervisor)|