Field Data and Map

Published: 28 July 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/g35xsvpzv2.2


Field data is collected through a structured questionnaire. The questionniare included direct questions with options to answer and also statement based questions to be responded in Likert Scale. Mainly the statement based questions were used to assess the fire disaster coping capacity of the community of the study area. Others questions supported to understand limitations or strengths regarding the coping capacity. Data cleaning was performed before providing input in SPSS.


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From collected data, only statement based questions were used to assess the coping capacity. At first mean value was identified as observed value for each response of Likert scale. Then this equation was used to standardize the response: (Observed Value-Minimum Value)/(Maximum Value - Minimum Value). After that Standardized value was divided by the number of total sub-indicators to assess the Weighted Average Value.


Fire Hazard, Disaster Management, Coping