The amount of construction waste generated is enormous due to the growth of the construction activities, which might lead to serious environmental problems. This is also including the construction waste that was generated from the natural disaster. This potential human-made disaster has been receiving worldwide attention and becomes a significant concern across nations. Thus, many studies on the effectiveness of construction waste management practices have been done. However, statistics do not show any improvement in the number of construction waste production. This paper aims to investigate the state of the art of construction waste management practice in Malaysia and the human-made disaster management strategies that feasible to be applied. Data were collected using the semi-structured interview with the key informants of the construction professional service providers in Malaysia and analyzed through thematic content analysis. An in-depth conceptualization and a new theoretical insight are developed on the strategy to prevent this human-made disaster caused by the construction waste. Findings from the cross-sectional content analysis and cognitive mapping propose a new humanmade disaster management strategy in the construction caused by the construction waste that suits to Malaysian context.

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Categories: Kesihatan Alam Sekitar, Sosioekonomi
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