E-Government of Sleman Regency Government Public Relations in Disaster Communication of Merapi Eruption
E-government needs to be implemented by the government to convey and obtain information quickly and accurately. The use of online digital communication media by the government is still not widely used. This article discusses how the application of digital communication media online in communicating the eruption of the Mount Merapi eruption in 2010 in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region Province. The concepts used include e-government and government public relations and disaster communication. The concept is in accordance with the issues discussed. The data generated was obtained by interview and focus group discussion. The findings indicate that in the communication of the Mount Merapi eruption disaster in 2010 the Government of Sleman Regency of Yogyakarta Special Region Province has implemented e-government appropriately. Community participation in disaster-prone areas in conveying information about the current situation is very helpful for local governments in minimizing the impact of greater disaster victims.
Keywords - E-government, Government Public Relations, Disaster Communication