Rina Suryani Oktari, S.Kep., M.Si.

Tentang Saya (About Me)

Rina Suryani Oktari is a lecturer at Faculty of Medicine and teaches disaster studies. Since 2016 until now, she serves as the Head of Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Syiah Kuala University. She is also the Coordinator for Disaster Education and Management Research Cluster at Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC). She is one of the alumni of the Pan Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program at the International Environment and Disaster Management (IEDM) Laboratory, Kyoto University. She had familiarized herself with Disaster Management field since she worked for Tsunami 2004 Response and Recovery in Aceh. She has more than 10 years working experience in humanitarian and development issues, including with Islamic Relief, United Nations, and Australian Government's funded program called Local Governance Innovations for Community in Aceh Phase II (LOGICA2). She has published several publications in reputed international journals, chapter book, and proceedings. She also has acted as an editor for proceedings and as a reviewer for several international journals. Her broad research interests include disaster education, disaster health, early warning system, climate change, community preparedness and resilience, knowledge management and disaster communication.



email okta[at]unsyiah.ac.id

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Publikasi (Publications)

Jurnal (Journals)

Aiko Sakurai, Mizan B.F. Bisri, T. Oda, Rina Suryani Oktari, Y. Murayama, Nizammudin, M. Affan, 2018, Exploring Minimum Essentials for Sustainable School Disaster Preparedness: A Case of Elementary Schools in Banda Aceh City, Indonesia, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, ELSEVIER, 29, , 2212-4209.

Rina Suryani Oktari, Koichi Shiwaku, Khairul Munadi, Syamsidik, Rajib Shaw, 2018, Enhancing Community Resilience towards Disaster: The Contributing Factors of School-Community Collaborative Network in the Tsunami Affected Area in Aceh, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, ELSEVIER, 29, , 2212-4209.

Ahmad Azan Ridzuan, Rina Suryani Oktari, Noor Azmi Mohd Zainol, Haslinda Abdullah, Jessica Ong Hai Liaw, Norlaila Mazura Hj Mohaiyadin, Khairunnisa Mardzuki, 2018, Community resilience elements and community risk perception at Banda Aceh province, Aceh, Indonesia, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol. 2, 01005, 2261-236X.

Ella Meilianda, Khairul Munadi, Azmeri, Safrida, Yulia Direzkia, Syamsidik and Rina Suryani Oktari, 2017, Assessment of post-tsunami disaster recovery of Banda Aceh city of Indonesia as window of opportunities for sustainable development, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 56, , 1755-1315.

Aiko Sakurai, Mizan B F Bisri, Takashi Oda, Rina Suryani Oktari and Y Murayama, 2017, Assessing school disaster preparedness by applying a comprehensive school safety framework: A case of elementary schools in Banda Aceh City, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 56, Online, 1755-1315.

Rina Suryani Oktari, Heru Fahlevi and Wirdah Irawati, 2017, Disaster budgeting of Banda Aceh's local government: Trends and analysis of post-tsunami Aceh 2004, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 56, Online, 1755-1315.

Syamsidik, Rina Suryani Oktari, Khairul Munadi, Suhada Arief, Inayah Zhiaul Fajri, 2017, Changes in coastal land use and the reasons for selecting places to live in Banda Aceh 10 years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards (Nat Hazards), 88, pp. 1-19, ISSN 1573-0840.

Ahmad Azan Ridzuan, Mohd Juraimy Hj Kadir, Safar Yaacob, Rina Suryani Oktari, Noor Azmi Mohd Zainol, and Mazura Mat Zain, 2017, Community resilience elements and community preparedness at Bukit Antarabangsa, American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conf. Proc., 1857, 110003-1–110003-7, 978-0-7354-1531-7.

Rina Suryani Oktari, 2017, Role of the disaster education laboratory in enhancing preparedness of elementary school student, American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conf. Proc., 1857, 110004-1–110004-6, 978-0-7354-1531-7.

Rina Suryani Oktari dan Hendra Kurniawan, 2016, Framework Ketahanan Puskesmas dalam Menghadapi Bencana, Jurnal Kedokteran Syiah Kuala (JKS), Vol 16, 44-52, 1412-1026.

Rina Suryani Oktari, Koichi Shiwaku, Khairul Munadi, Syamsidik, Rajib Shaw, 2015, A conceptual model of a school-community collaborative network in enhancing coastal community resilience in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. ELSEVIER, 11 (20, Online, 2212-4209.

Prosiding (Proceedings)

Ahmad Azan Ridzuan, Noor Azmi Mohd Zainol, Safar Yaacob, Rina Suryani Oktari, Khairul Munadi, Jessica Ong Hai Liaw, 2017, Empirical Evidence of the Mediating Effect of Community Risk Perception on Community Resilience and Community Preparedness at Banda Aceh Province, , The 5th International Seminar of Entrepreneurship and Business 2017 (ISEB'17) , , 15-16 November 2017, , University Malaysia Kelantan, 0, 978-967-0955-72-8.

Aiko Sakurai, Mizan Bustanul Fuady Bisri, Rina Suryani Oktari, Takashi Oda, 2016, The 11th Years Assessment on School Safety and Disaster Education at the Public Elementary Schools in Banda Aceh after the 2004 Aceh Tsunami: Preliminary Findings , , Simposium Nasional Mitigasi Bencana Tsunami 2015, Banda Aceh, 21-22 Desember 2015, Banda Aceh, TDMRC Unsyiah, , 2477-6440.

Rina Suryani Oktari, Intan Dewi Keumala, Rachmalia, Nurul Husna, 2016, Strengthening Institutional Capacity of School to Enhance Community Resilience Against Disaster, , Simposium Nasional Mitigasi Bencana Tsunami 2015, Banda Aceh, 21-22 Desember 2015, Banda Aceh, TDMRC Unsyiah, , 2477-6440.

Rina Suryani Oktari, 2016, Akses Sekolah Terhadap Informasi Peringatan Dini Tsunami: Studi Kasus di Banda Aceh, Paradigma Baru, Peran dan Posisi Pengurangan Risiko Bencana dalam Sustainable Development Goals, Pertemuan Ilmiah Tahunan Ke-3 Riset Kebencanaan, Bandung, 23-24 Mei 2016, , Ikatan Ahli Kebencanaan Indonesia (IABI), 0, 978-602-74604-1-6.

Syamsidik, Rina Suryani Oktari, Widya Soviyana, Khairul Munadi, Abdullah, 2015, Kajian Pemulihan Morfologi dan Pemukiman Kawasan Pantai di Banda Aceh Pasca 10 Tahun Tsunami Aceh, Prosiding Seminar Nasional Strategi Pengembangan Infrastruktur ke-2, Seminar Nasional Strategi Pengembangan Infrastruktur ke-2, Padang, 29-30 Juli 2015, Padang, ITP Press, 0, 978-602-70570-2-9.

Ibnu Rusydy, Muchlis Abdul Hamid, Rina Suryani Oktari, Faisal Ilyas, 2015, School-Based Disaster Preparedness Program: Lesson Learned From Aceh Province, Indonesia, , International Workshop "Toward Building Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia", Kyoto University, December 15-16, 2015, Kyoto, Japan, Center for Integrated Area Studies, 0, .

Rina Suryani Oktari, Khairul Munadi, M. ridha, 2014, Effectiveness of Dissemination and Communication Element of Tsunami Early Warning System in Aceh, Procedia Economics and Finance, 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, Incorporating the 3rd Annual Conference of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network,, Salford Quays, United Kingdom, 8-11 September 2014, United Kingdom, ELSEVIER, 136-142, 2212-5671.

Rina Suryani Oktari & Teuku Alvisyahrin, 2011, Implementing Knowledge Sharing Initiative for Sustainable Recovery Effort: A Case Study of Solution Exchange Aceh and Nias, , Annual International Workshop on Sumatera Tsunami Disaster and Recovery (AIWEST-DR) 2011 and in conjunction with 4th South China Sea Tsunami Workshop (SCSTW), Banda Aceh, 22-24 November 2011, Banda Aceh, TDMRC Unsyiah, , 2086-3195.

Rina Suryani Oktari dan Teuku Alvisyahrin, 2011, Knowledge and Lesson Learned on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives in Asia Pacific Region: the Second South-South Citinzery Based Development Academy Experience, , Annual International Workshop on Sumatera Tsunami Disaster and Recovery (AIWEST-DR) 2011 and in conjunction with 4th South China Sea Tsunami Workshop (SCSTW), Banda Aceh, 22-24 November 2014, Banda Aceh, TDMRC Banda Aceh, , 2086-3195.


Buku (Books)

Training/Diklat (Workshops)

04-08-2017, International Conference-Workshop Toward Building a Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan
26-07-2017, The 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum, Empowering Communities for a Stronger Region (as Invited Speaker), the United Cities and Local Governments in Asia-Pacific (UCLG- ASPAC), the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), and the Taguig City Government, Shangri-la the Fort, Taguig City, Philippines
03-07-2017, Research Methodology for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care I The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
10-05-2016, 4th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference (Adaptation Futures 2016), Provia, European Commission, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
27-07-2015, APEC Workshop on Scientific Decision Supports for Emergency Preparedness of Natural Hazard, National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), Chinese Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C)
26-03-2015, 2nd International Conference – Cities at Risk: Building Adaptive Capacities for Managing Climate Change Risks in Asian Coastal Cities, START, Bangkok, Thailand
24-03-2015, PAN Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program-Culmination Conference, START & Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
22-12-2014, Damage and Loss Assessment Training, Indonesia Disaster Fund (IDF) The World Bank, Banda Aceh
22-10-2014, 9th Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery (AIWEST), TDMRC Unsyiah, Banda Aceh
25-09-2014, Pan Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program, START and Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
24-07-2014, Pan Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program Inception Meeting, START and Manila Observatory, Manila, Philippines
14-06-2014, Essentials of Humanitarian Practice & Personal Security and Communication Course, Red R Australia, Medan
21-03-2012, Workshop on the Development of Tsunami Heritage and Natural Laboratory in Simeulue, Aceh, TDMRC Unsyiah, BAPPENAS, ASR, BPPT, LIPI, RISTEK, Jakarta
22-12-2011, International Workshop Disaster Heritage and Creative Economy: From Perspective of Area Informatics, Disaster Program Syiah Kuala University, TDMRC Unsyiah, CIAS Kyoto University, JICA, Banda Aceh
22-11-2011, 6th Annual international Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster & Recovery 2011 in conjunction with 4th South China Sea Tsunami Workshop, TDMRC Unsyiah, RISTEK, BNPB, RCUSS, Government of Aceh, UNDP DRRA, Banda Aceh
08-10-2011, Disaster Research Planning: Disaster Potency and Problem Solving, Disaster Program Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh
16-08-2011, Workshop on Tsunami Modelling - The application of TUNAMI-N2 Software, TDMRC, UNDP DRRA, Banda Aceh
23-11-2010, 5th Annual international Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster & Recovery 2010, TDMRC Unsyiah, KOBE University, RCUSS, Pemerintah Aceh, UNDP DRRA, Banda Aceh
27-04-2008, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) & Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Training, Islamic Relief Indonesia, Banda Aceh
04-11-2006, Disaster Management Training Course, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Islamabad, Pakistan

Penghargaan (Awards)

05-09-2011, Beasiswa Unggulan (Scholarship for Master Degree), Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

28-08-2013, Cum-laude Master Degree, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

01-06-2014, Pan Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship, START Inc., Kyoto University, Japan.

12-08-2014, PARR follow-on Research Grants, The Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Kyoto University, Japan.

31-03-2015, Convenership at PROVIA Adaptation Futures 2016, European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

24-05-2016, Best Poster Award Runner Up at The Third Annual Scientific Meeting on Disaster Research, Indonesia Disaster Experts Association (IABI), Bandung, Indonesia.

06-04-2017, Croucher Summer Course Scholarship, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

31-05-2017, Promising Researcher, JSPS Core to Core Program, Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia with Networking Researchers, Practitioners and Information, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.