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Human Behaviour and Resilience Hospital

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Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies

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      Hospitals themselves vulnerable to numerous types of disasters and can get damaged risking the lives of human being. To a certain extent, despite hard resilience (structural and non-structural), human behavior is one of the contributing factors affecting the hospital’s capability in achieving disaster resilience. Hence, the objectives of the paper are twofold: to explore human weaknesses; and to investigate strategies for achieving disaster resilience for existing public hospitals. Qualitative research techniques employed in the form of focus group approach. The findings revealed that six human weaknesses and five strategies have been asserted by the respondents as of utmost critical.2398-4295 © 2017 The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK.. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia.Keywords: Disaster Resilience; Hard and soft Resilience; Hospital; Human Behaviour

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      Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies
      AjBeS
      e-IPH Ltd.
      2398-4295
      January 01 2017
      January 01 2017
      : 2
      : 5
      : 21
      10.21834/ajbes.v2i5.46
      © 2017

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