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 DeCS Categories

SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.517 Geology .
SP8.473.654.517.332 Seismology .
SP8.473.654.517.332.296 Seismic Zone .
SP8.473.654.517.332.296.255 Seismic Regionalization .
SP8.473.654.517.332.296.269 Seismotectonic Regionalization .
SP8.473.654.657 Seismology .
SP8.473.654.657.767 Seismic Zone .
SP8.473.654.657.767.596 Seismic Regionalization .
SP8.473.654.657.767.599 Seismotectonic Regionalization .
SP8.473.981 Disaster Vulnerability .
SP8.473.981.797 Complex Emergencies .
SP8.473.981.797.837 Sabotage .
SP8.473.981.937 Socioeconomic Factors .
SP8.473.981.937.897 Population Explosion (Disasters) .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.117 Emergency Watch .
SP8.946.117.208 Rehabilitation .
SP8.946.117.208.194 Returning State .
SP8.946.234 Education in Disasters .
SP8.946.234.307 Research and New Techniques .
SP8.946.351 Impact of Disasters .
SP8.946.351.379 Added Impact .
SP8.946.351.424 Damage Assessment Methodologies .
SP8.946.351.424.453 Disaster Evaluation .
SP8.946.351.424.453.441 Disaster Evaluation Characteristics .
SP8.946.351.424.453.441.150 Direct Parameters .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.910 Protection .
SP8.946.819.910.845 Precaution .
SP8.946.819.982 Zoning .
SP8.946.819.982.908 Disaster Area .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
Disaster Area .
Disaster Prone Area .
Disaster Zone .
An area occupied by a population and its environment which suffers damages with the impact of a natural or human made disaster. The extent of the disaster zone can be diverse: neighborhood, colony, town, city or region, varying in accordance to different factors. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.97
50
 
Research and New Techniques .
Research on natural or human-made disasters, as well as on modern techniques that can be used to prevention and relief of disasters, in order to eliminate or minimize damage provoked by them. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.47
370
 
Returning State .
Decrease in the set of changes originated by an emergency over a population and its environment and the gradual recovery of their normal operation after a disaster. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.44
90
 
Seismotectonic Regionalization .
Zoning land for a specified region, according to the seismic frequency, regarding the structure of local or regional crust. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.41
00
 
Seismic Regionalization .
Zoning land for a specified region characterized by occcurence of earthquakes, differing one from another by their greater or lesser extent. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.41
30
 
Direct Parameters .
Determinants of a disaster event which form a large part of the characteristics to evaluate it. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.41
20
 
Population Explosion (Disasters) .
Accelerated growth in the number of inhabitants of a specific place or country (Free translation of the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.41
00
 
Added Impact .
Environmental changes resulting from the integration and transformation of the effects produced by primary impacts of a disaster. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.41
30
 
Precaution .
State prior to PREWARNING as a result of information on the possible occurrence of a disaster. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.41
340
 
Sabotage .
Action of temporarily or permanently damaging, destroing or obstructing operations of essential services to the livelihood of the community or to their defense. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.40
00