A Study on Identification of the Heat Vulnerability Area - Case Study in Chungcheongnamdo -

폭염 취약지역 도출에 관한 연구 - 충청남도를 대상으로 -

  • Lee, Gyeongjin (Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Kongju National University) ;
  • Cha, Jungwoo (Dept. of Spatial & Environmental Planning Research, Chungnam Institute)
  • 이경진 (공주대학교 조경학과) ;
  • 차정우 (충남연구원 공간.환경연구실)
  • Received : 2019.01.09
  • Accepted : 2019.02.21
  • Published : 2019.02.28


This study is to identify the heat vulnerability area as represented by heat risk factors which could be attributable to heat-related deaths. The heat risk factors were temperature, Older Adults(OA), Economic Disadvantage(ED), Accessibility of Medical Services(AMS), The population Single Person Households(SPH). The factors are follow as; the temperature means to the number of days for decades average daily maximum temperature above $31^{\circ}C$, the Older Adults means to population ages 65 and above, furthermore, the Economic Disadvantage means to the population of Basic Livelihood Security Recipients(BLSR), the Accessibility of Medical Services(AMS) means to 5 minutes away from emergency medical services. The results of the analysis are showed that the top-level of temperature vulnerability areas is Dong, the top-level of vulnerability OA areas is Eup, the top-level of AMS vulnerability is Eup. Moreover, the top-level of vulnerability ED area appears in the Eup and Dong. The result of analysing relative importance to each element, most of the Eup were vulnerable to heat. Since, there are many vulnerable groups such as Economic Disadvantage, Older Adults in the Eup. We can be figured out estimated the number of heat-related deaths was high in the Eup and Dong by the data of emergency activation in the Chungcheongnam-do Fire Department. Therefore, the result of this study could be reasonable.



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