Socio Economic of Disaster

The Socio-Economic of Disaster Research Cluster was initially set up in 2018, separated from Human Security Research Cluster at Tsunami and Disaster Research Center of Syiah Kuala University. Currently, there are 6 research clusters in TDMRC in total. The research of the unit is interdisciplinary in nature with a focus on socio-economics related to disaster as well as Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance development issues.

The research of this cluster is very wide ranging. The main research of the unit is on the social and economic importance of disasters affecting both rural and urban communities in Aceh and Indonesia.

The research and activity are conducted in partnership with other local, national as well as international agencies such as the Ministry of Finance, Aceh Disaster Management Agency, Federation, Local Government Departments etc.

Research Focus

  • Economic valuation of disaster impacts in Aceh and other Indonesia regions
  • Economic and Socio Post Disaster Assessment
  • Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (flood insurance, agriculture and marine insurance, village fund)
  • Funding of disaster mitigation program and accounting for disaster

Cluster Members


Dr. Agus Nugroho

Research Coordinator


Dr. Nazamuddin

Senior Researcher




Dr. Heru Fahlevi

Senior Researcher

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Eka Octavianus, Msi

Research Fellow

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Zaura Fadhliani, M.Sc

Junior Analyst

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Keumala Fadhiela, Msi

Junior Analyst


Annisa Sri Sugiarti, M.Si

Junior Researcher (GIS Analyst)


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Dedi Kurniawan

Research Assistant


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Nadlia Ariyani

Research Assistant


Fadhliani, Z., Luckstead, J., & Wailes, E. J. (2019). The impacts of multiperil crop insurance on Indonesian rice farmers and production. Agricultural Economics50(1), 15-26.

Maimun, Abubakar Hamzah, Mohd. Nur Syechalad, Nazamuddin, 2014, The Influence of Spatial Transformation on the Economic Growth of Aceh – Indonesia: A Spatial Econometric Model, Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol. 5, 100-103, 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online).

Oktari, R. S., Fahlevi, H., & Irawati, W. (2017, February). Disaster budgeting of Banda Aceh’s local government: Trends and analysis of post-tsunami Aceh 2004. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 56, No. 1, p. 012024). IOP Publishing.