Community Survival Strategy for Environmental Sustainability as Adaptation in Landslide Threatened Area: Evidence from Malang, Indonesia


The upper part of the Jabung sub-district has a rough morphology due to agricultural land use. Rough morphological conditions can lead to landslides, especially in the Taji Village area. This study describes the local wisdom of people living in landslide-prone areas to protect the environment, which could help Taji Village remain sustainable. The methods used were field surveys, observations and in-depth interviews regarding community life strategies to survive in landslide-prone areas. The community’s survival strategy is carried out in various ways, including as social activities that reflect mutual tolerance between members; land management in the form of floral arrangement on each part of the slope; and the use of certain areas as tourist attractions.

Keywords: community, strategy, adaptation, landslide, sustainability

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