GIS Based Analysis for the Capacity of Emergency Evacuation Shelters in Cheonan - Focused on Class-2 Shelters in Old Downtown

GIS를 활용한 천안지역 대피시설의 현황 및 수용능력 분석 -구도심지역의 2등급 대피시설을 중심으로

  • Lee, Heewon (Division of Architecture, Sunmoon University) ;
  • Sung, Min-Ho (Division of Architecture, Sunmoon University)
  • Received : 2013.07.31
  • Accepted : 2013.09.06
  • Published : 2013.09.30


South Korea people and government pour growing interest on emergency evacuation shelters due to recent threatening of North Korea provocation. However, survey says the border area suffers lack of 278 shelters compared to population, needless to say the lack of class-2 shelter in case of provocation. Firstly, this study visualized the evacuation buffer area and summarized acceptable population for all class (1~4) shelters in Cheoan neighbor(dong). Specifically, for the class-2 shelter coverage in old downtown neighbor (Sungjung-dong, Jungang-dong, Munsung-dong), this study calculated evacuation excluded population and deficient shelter area through GIS buffer analysis. As a result, the old downtown needs $25,546m^2$ shelter area more that can accommodate 56%(30,657man) of the population.


Emergency Evacuation Shelter;Class-2 Shelter;Old Downtown;Cheonan;GIS Buffer


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