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The objectives of this research were to 1) study the problems and impacts of flood disaster to the Khu Sawang community, 2) study the adaptation to flood disaster of the Khu Sawang community, and 3) recommend the capacity building approach in adaption to flood disaster of the Khu Sawang community. The informants are the head of community, community committee 2 persons, executive of Nong Kin Phle Sub-District Administrative Organization 2 persons, and executive and officers of the Provincial Offices of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in Ubon Ratchathani province 3 persons. The data was collected by in-depth interview, group discussion, observation, and also was checked by triangulation method. Afterward, it was analyzed by categorizing, comparison, and synthesis. The results were revealed that villagers in the Khu Sawang community has adaptation to flood disaster before, during, and, after flood disaster. The recommendations are the Khu Sawang community should be enhanced through the both structural and non-structural approaches for adaptation to flood disaster management.
Keywords: Adaptation; Flood Disaster Management; Ubon Ratchathani
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