The Impact of Flood Disaster on Daily Activities and Quality of Life amongst Women Flood Disaster Survivors
Keywords:Flood disaster, Daily Activities, Occupations, Quality of Life
Flood disaster disrupted routine and performance in daily activities. Disengagement from performing daily activities have a negative impact on health leading to decrease the quality of life. Women were tied with the social norms of having to take care of others, which proves to be harder to juggle in times of disaster. The objective of this study was to identify the most affected occupations among the sandwich generation of women flood survivors. One hundred and thirty-one participants participated in this cross-sectional study. The results indicated that there is a significant difference in rest and sleep among the sandwich generation of women flood survivors.
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eISSN: 2398-4287 © Year. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs 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, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.