Document Type : Research Paper
PhD Student, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, , Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
Purpose: Rural areas have always been exposed to natural and man-made hazards while they are of special importance due to providing and distribution of countries' food security so that in rural reform projects, the principles of passive defense should be taken into account. In this regard, this study aimed to analyze the role of the passive defense principle on rural regeneration plans of suburban areas.
Methods: This is a descriptive-analytical research and practical applied in terms of objectives. Data were collected using questionnaires and library studies and analyzed through Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, factor analysis, Spearman's correlation coefficients, and coefficients of variation using SPSS software.
Results: The factor analysis test showed that the principles of strengthening and securing vital structures and selecting the optimal scale of dispersion and economic justification of projects have the most and least compatible with rural regeneration plans in Fardis village. The results of Pearson's correlation coefficient test showed that the success of rural regeneration plans in order to achieve the principles of passive defense is evident in the principles of strengthening and securing vital structures. Finally, the results of the variation coefficients and percentage distribution of the items showed a higher percentage of regeneration in the economic, social, environmental, and physical dimensions of most of the items from medium to high ranks.
Conclusion: A prerequisite for the successful regeneration of worn-out rural texture is the integration of sectoral approaches, emphasizing the principles of passive defense.