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 DeCS Categories

N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.230 Environment .
N06.230.100 Disasters .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.027 Sanitation .
SP4.001.027.303 Disaster Sanitation .
SP4.001.037 Disasters .
SP4.001.037.418 Disaster Sanitation .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.117 Emergency Watch .
SP8.946.117.217 Reconstruction .
SP8.946.117.217.416 Disaster Sanitation .
SP8.946.351 Impact of Disasters .
SP8.946.351.442 Disaster Path .
SP8.946.468 Disaster Legislation .
SP8.946.702 Disaster Planning .
SP8.946.702.694 Disaster Stages .
SP8.946.702.721 Disaster Phases .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.982 Zoning .
SP8.946.819.982.908 Disaster Area .
SP9 Health Law .
SP9.100 Health Legislation .
SP9.100.050 Disaster Legislation .
VS4 Environmental Health Surveillance .
VS4.001 Environmental Health .
VS4.001.003 Sanitation .
VS4.001.003.013 Disaster Sanitation .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Disaster Stages .
Stages of Disaster .
Specific activities performed before, during and after a disaster to facilitate better definition and organization of actions to be performed throughout the process. (Free translation from the original: Costa Rica. Comisión Nacional de Emergencia. El ciclo de los desastres, 1993) .
Disasters .
Natural Disaster .
Natural Disasters .
Disaster .
Disaster, Natural .
Disasters, Natural .
PICE 3283 .
Potential Injury Creating Events .
Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community. .
Disaster Legislation .
Disaster Act .
The body of laws and regulations that govern and designate responsibility for disaster management concerning the various phases of disaster (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
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) .
Disaster Path .
Disaster Route .
Route taken by a disaster. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
Disaster Sanitation .
Sanitation in Emergencies .
Drinking water supply, disposal of solid waste and wastewater, vector control, disposal of dead bodies and provision of conditions for personal hygiene in disaster situations. .
Disaster Phases .
Disaster Cycle .
Disaster Continuum .
Pre- and post-disaster periods subdivided into particular actions (OFDA) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .