Table 6 Human factors contributing to current dam safety problems

Note: * On the basis of fifteen participants.

Factors Number of participants Percentage of participants
Lack of responsibility 6 40%
Lack of accountability 3 20%
The absence of dam safety risk based assessment 13 86%
Poor dam safety management at the local (micro) level 12 80%
Poor dam safety management and assurance policy at the central (macro) level 6 40%
Life is given a low value 5 33%