1. Sagala, S. and Bisri, M. (2011), Development of Disaster-Based Spatial Planning: Literature Review / Penyusunan Perencanaan Tata Ruang Berbasis Kebencanaan: Sebuah Kajian Literatur (in preparation)
  2. Sagala, S., Handika, P. and Arisandy, M. (2011) Challenges of Disasters and Environment of Jakarta Megacity / Tantangan Kebencanaan dan Lingkungan Megakota Jakarta (in preparation)
  3. Vanhoebrouck, P. and Sagala, S. (2010), Not so helpless victims: Social Capital Roles in the 2009 West Sumatra Earthquake Recovery, Research Report of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), Indonesia
  4. Sagala, S. (2010), Dealing with Disasters A Review of Disaster Risk Reduction Investments in West Java and West Sumatra, Indonesia, Oxfam GB Research Report. (pdf paper)
  5. Paton, D., Sagala, S., Okada, N, Jang, L., Bürgelt, P.T., & Gregg, C.E (2010) Making sense of natural hazard mitigation: personal, social and cultural influences. Environmental Hazards (pdf paper)
  6. Sagala, S. and Okada, N. How do hazards-related factors and traditional cultural beliefs affect evacuation decisions? Disasters (in revision).
  7. Sagala, S., Okada, N. and Paton, D. (2009) Predictors of Intention to Prepare for Volcanic Risks in Mt. Merapi, Indonesia, Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, Vol 3(2): 47-54 pp. (pdf paper)
  8. Sagala, S., Susanti, A., Marianly, A., Khoirul, L. and Usamah, M. (2009), Participatory Approach for Communicating Risk in Volcanic Prone Communities, Case Study: Merapi Volcano Yogyakarta, Final Report, Provention Consortium. (pdf poster) (pdf paper)
  9. Sagala, S. (2008) Risk Communication for Disaster Preparedness of Earthquake and Volcanic Eruption, case study: Yogyakarta, Indonesia in Ghosh, S., Technology Application for Earthquake Disaster Management, Icfai Books India, ISBN: 978-81-314-1738-6 (pdf paper) (pdf presentation)
  10. Sakdapolrak, P., Butsch, C., Carter, R. L., Cojocaru, M.-D., Etzold, B., Kishor, N., Lacambra, C., Reyes, M. L., Sagala, S. (2008) The Megacity Resilience Framework in Hans-Georg Bohle and Koko Warner, Megacities: Resilience and Social Vulnerability, SOURCE Publication series No 10/2008, United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security. ISBN: 978-3-939923-12-1
  11. Sagala, S., Hofstee, P., Kingma, N., (2006) Reducing Flood Vulnerability: The Model of Resilience in Naga City, the Philippines, in Andreas Schumann & Markus Pahlow, Reducing the Vulnerability of Societies to Water Related Risks at the Basin Scale, IAHS Publ. 317 (2007) ISBN 978-1-901502-29-9, p 291-296 (450 pp)


  1. Sagala, S. (2011) Tantangan Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim: Pendekatan CSDRM (Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management), invited expert for Plan International and National Council on Climate Change, Jakarta, 2 May 2011 (pdf presentation).
  2. Sagala, S., Argo, T, Asirin, Pratama, A. (2011) Migration, Remittance and Adaptive Capacity of Coastal Community to Climate Change, Indonesian Regional Science Association Institute 3, Padang, July 19-21, 2011 (submitted) (pdf abstract)
  3. Asirin and Sagala, S. (2011) Remittance and Sustainable Investment: Does Education Matter?,  Indonesian Regional Science Association Institute 3, Padang, July 19-21, 2011 (submitted) (pdf abstract)
  4. Hudalah, D., Pithaloka, V., Sagala, S. and Rosyidie, A. (2011), Governing the Cross Border River Basin: Learning from the Success of Bengawan Solo Water Council, Indonesia, Water Policy 2011 Conference, Boku University, Vienna, Austria, 11-14 September 2011 (submitted)
  5. Sagala, S., Hudalah, D. and Yuliawati, A. (2011), Stakeholder Analysis of Disaster Governance Actors in Indonesia, IDRiM 2011 Conference, University of Southern California (submitted).
  6. Sagala, S. (2011), Governance of Climate Change Adaptation in Indonesian Provinces: Identifying Current State and Key Challenges, Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences (ICARUS-II) Conference, Michigan, May 5-8, 2011 (accepted)
  7. Sagala, S. (2011), Climate Change Adaptation of Institutions in Indonesian Major Cities, Cities at Risk Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 11-13 April 2011, (accepted)
  8. Sagala, S. and Asirin, (2011), Adaptive Capacity of Coastal Communities in Indramayu City to Climate Change Through Remittance Accumulation, Cities at Risk Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 11-13 April 2011, (pdf presentation)
  9. Sagala, S. (2011), Workshop on Strategy of how to deploy ‘Human Security Engineering’ in Asian region, Kyoto University, Katsura Campus, Kyoto, Japan, March 16, 2011. (pdf presentation)
  10. Sagala, S., (2011), Coastal Community Adaptation against Climate Risks: Urban and Rural Setting, Workshop on Analytical Tools of Disaster Risk Reduction for Climate Change Adaptation, Bonn, German Disaster Reduction Committee (DKKV) and United Nations University-  UNU-EHS, 4-5, February 2011 (pdf presentation). To access report produced during the discussion, refer to report on: Adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction (pdf paper) and Refining the Agenda (pdf paper)
  11. Sagala, S., Okada, N., and Paton, D. (2010), Social Resilience of Communities in Sakurajima Volcano, Proceeding of Summer Institute of Advanced  Study of Disaster and Risks, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
  12. Sagala, S. (2010) Climate Change Institutions and Adaptation in Indonesia: Prospects and Sustainability, 2nd UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy: Strengthening Institutions to Address Climate Change and Advance a Green Economy, 17-19 September 2010, Yale University, New Haven, USA (accepted)
  13. Sagala, S. (2010) Mainstreaming concept of resilience to natural hazards in regional planning in Indonesia, the 10th IRSA (Indonesian Regional Science Association) Conference, University of Airlangga, Surabaya (accepted).
  14. Sagala, S. (2010) Residents’ awareness and disaster preparedness on Volcano Hazards, UNU-EHS – GITEWS (German Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning Systems), Jakarta, Indonesia. (pdf presentation)
  15. Sagala, S. (2010), Penggunaan Structural Equation Model untuk Penelitian Perencanaan Wilayah dan Kota (Application of Structural Equation Model for Research in Regional and City Planning), Seminar Asosiasi Sekolah Perencanaan Indonesia (ASPI) (pdf paper) (pdf presentation)
  16. Sagala, S. and Damayanti, K. (2010), Social Risk Perception and Community Adaptation: Managing Climate Change Impacts at Coastal Area of Jakarta, 2010 Joint World Conference on Social Work and social development, Hongkong. (pdf paper)
  17. Sagala, S. (2009), Implementable land use plan in volcano prone area in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities, International Conference on Urban & Regional Planning, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia, 12-13 November 2009. (pdf paper)
  18. Damayanti, K. and Sagala, S. (2009), Planning for Community Adaptation against Climate Change Impacts in Coastal Area: Case Study of Muara Baru, North Jakarta, Indonesia, International Conference on Urban & Regional Planning, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia, 12-13 November 2009. (pdf paper)
  19. Paton, D. , Sagala, S., Okada, N., Jang, L and Gregg, C (2009). Natural hazard resilience and sustainable development: All-hazards and cross cultural perspectives, International Conference on Disaster Prevention Technology and Mitigation Education, Taiwan. (pdf paper)
  20. Sagala, S., Okada, N. and Paton, D. (2009), Modeling Social Resilience of Mountain Communities Under Volcanic Risks. A case study of Mt. Merapi. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, October 11-14, 2009, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  21. Utami, P., Sagala, S. and Mariany, A. (2009), Assessment of Regional Disaster Resilience by Using Social Vulnerability Index, International Conference on Regional Development, Environment and Infrastructures “Trend, Issues and Challenges Confronting Regional Development, Infrastructure and Environment in Developing Countries” 18th-19th of June, 2009, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia. (pdf paper)
  22. Sagala, S. and Okada, N. (2009), Statistical Analysis of Correlation Between Hazard-Related Factors and Household Evacuation Decisions in Mt. Merapi, Indonesia, Annual Conference of Institute of Social Safety Science, Mie, Japan. (pdf presentation)
  23. Sagala, S. and Okada, N. (2009), Policy Analysis for Hitting the Right Target: Risk Communication in Mt. Merapi, Annual Conference, 24-25th Feb 2009, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan, (pdf paper)
  24. Sagala, S. and Kingma, N. (2008), Measuring relationships of flood vulnerability and coping capacity in developing country, 4th International Symposium on Flood Defence, Toronto, Canada (abstract accepted) (not presented)
  25. Sagala, S., Dwiyani, R., Bajek, R., Takeuchi, Y. and Okada, N. (2008), Examining the Relationship between Earthquake Preparedness Factors at Household Level, Case Study: Nakagyouku Communities, Kyoto City, Annual Conference, 2008, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan online at Kyoto University (pdf paper)
  26. Sagala, S. (2007) Risk Communication for Disaster Preparedness of Earthquake and Volcanic Eruption, case study: Yogyakarta, Indonesia, paper for PhD Summer Academy, Munchen, United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security and MunichRe Foundation, Jul 22-28, 2007, Munich, Germany, online at UNU-EHS
  27. Sagala, S. (2007) GIS Based Rapid Assessment for Flood Physical Vulnerability in Naga City, the Philippines, Poster Presentation for Development Cooperation Prize Winners, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium (poster)
  28. Sagala, S. and Okada, N. (2007) Managing Early Warning Systems in Tsunami Prone Communities: The Needs for Participatory Approach (PRA), Annual Conference March 6-7, 2007, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan, pp (195-204) online at Kyoto University (pdf paper)
  29. Sagala, S., Hofstee, P and Kingma, N. (2006) Low Cost Geo-information Technology for Data Collection in Urban Management in Developing Countries, International Disaster and Risk Conference, Davos, Switzerland. (abstract accepted) (not presented)
  30. Sagala, S. (2006) Analysis of Flood Physical Vulnerability in Residential Areas, case study: Naga City, the Philippines, proceeding in ITC-MSc Day Seminar, ITC, the Netherlands