THE CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE OF LEMON ISLAND COMMUNITY, WEST PAPUA - INDONESIARima HS. Siburian, Ruth Faidiban and Ricardo F. Tapilatu
Lemon Island is located in Manokwari, West Papua, that borders directly with the Pacific Ocean. This island is vulnerable to various threats. The purpose of this research was to determine the vulnerability and adaptation of the islandâs community to climate change. This was achieved through survey and interview techniques and observations to ascertain the level of exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity. The results of this study indicated that tsunamis posed the biggest threat to Lemon Island people, infrastructure, and environment. The adaptive capacity of the island as a whole included that of individuals, communities, and institutions. The calculation of the resilience aspect showed that the value of the human aspect was the highest value while the value of business aspect was the lowest value of the aspect of resilience.