STUDY ON MITIGATION OF COASTAL VULNERABILITY TO SEA LEVEL RISE AROUND THE EAST COAST OF NORTH SUMATERA
The east coast of North Sumatera is a relatively sloping coastal area, so it will be vulnerable to the threat of phenomena due to sea level rise. The level of vulnerability of the coastal areas of the east coast of North Sumatra is categorized into low, medium, and high. The results of the vulnerability assessment show that the level of vulnerability is dominant in the east coast of North Sumatra. The distribution of coastlines with a low level of coastal vulnerability is 14 km (35.90%), the medium category is 15 km (38.46%), and the high category is 10 km (25.64%). Vulnerability to the phenomenon of sea level rise, needs to be anticipated as early as possible, because the east coast of North Sumatra is very strategic and has abundant Marine and Fishery Resources with fishery potential of 565,200 tons/year. This study aims to determine the level of vulnerability of villages on the East Coast of North Sumatra to sea level rise. The targets of this research include: Identifying vulnerable areas on the east coast of North Sumatra to sea level rise, in terms of physical and socio-economic factors and will provide a map of vulnerability to sea level rise and deliver disaster management models due to vulnerability to sea level rise to the east coast of North Sumatra.
Coastal Zone, Mitigation, Area Vulnerability, Sea Level