Classification modeling of intention to donate for victims of Typhoon Odette using deep learning neural network

Josephine D. German, Ardvin Kester S. Ong*, Anak Agung Ngurah Perwira Redi, Yogi Tri Prasetyo, Kirstien Paola E. Robas, Reny Nadlifatin, Thanatorn Chuenyindee

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The need for stability in the economy for world development has been a challenge due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the increase of natural disasters and their aftermath have been increasing causing damages to infrastructure, the economy, livelihood, and lives in general. This study aimed to determine factors affecting the intention to donate for victims of Typhoon Odette, a recent super typhoon that hit the Philippines leading to affect 38 out of 81 provinces of the most natural disaster-prone countries. Determining the most significant factor affecting the intention to donate may help in increasing the engagement of donations among other people to help establish a more stable economy to heighten world development. With the use of deep learning neural network, a 97.12% accuracy was obtained for the classification model. It could be deduced that when donors understand and perceive both severity and vulnerability to be massive and highly damaging, then a more positive intention to donate to victims of typhoons will be observed. In addition, the influence of other people, the holiday season when the typhoon happened, and the media as a platform have greatly contributed to heightening the intention to donate and control over the donor's behavior. The findings of this study could be applied and utilized by government agencies and donation platforms to help engage and promote communication among donors. Moreover, the framework and methodology considered in this study may be extended to evaluate intention, natural disasters, and behavioral studies worldwide.

Original languageEnglish
Article number100823
JournalEnvironmental Development
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2023


  • Deep learning neural network
  • Donation
  • Natural disaster
  • Typhoon odette
  • Typhoon victims


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