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 DeCS Categories

SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.037 Disasters .
SP4.001.037.413 Disaster Management .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.327 Risk Assessment .
SP8.473.327.202 Acceptable Risk .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.117 Emergency Watch .
SP8.946.117.226 Relief, Assistance and Protection in Disasters .
SP8.946.117.226.250 Search and Rescue .
SP8.946.117.235 Lead Time .
SP8.946.234 Education in Disasters .
SP8.946.234.352 Public Awareness .
SP8.946.351 Impact of Disasters .
SP8.946.351.424 Damage Assessment Methodologies .
SP8.946.351.424.453 Disaster Evaluation .
SP8.946.468 Disaster Legislation .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.802 Social Communication .
SP8.946.819.802.768 Public Awareness .
SP8.946.819.820 Vector Control .
SP8.946.819.919 Flood Proofing .
SP8.946.936 Human Resources in Disasters .
SP8.946.936.991 Disaster Team .
SP8.946.936.991.943 Disaster Area Survey Team .
SP9 Health Law .
SP9.100 Health Legislation .
SP9.100.050 Disaster Legislation .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
Public Awareness .
The process of informing the community as to the nature of the hazard and actions needed to save lives and property prior to and in the event of disaster (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
1.00
170
 
Lead Time .
Period of particular hazard between its announcement and arrival, also used for the mobilization of resources needed in relief operations (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.48
10
 
Search and Rescue .
The process of locating and recovering disaster victims and the application of first aid and basic medical assistance as may be required. (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.44
130
 
Acceptable Risk .
Degree of human and material loss that is perceived by the community or relevant authorities as tolerable in action to minimize disaster risk (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.44
 
Flood Proofing .
Techniques for prevent flood damage to the structure and contents of buildings in a flood-hazard area (H) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.43
00
 
Disaster Management .
The body of laws and regulations that govern and designate responsibility for disaster management concerning the various phases of disaster (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.43
 
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) .
0.43
150
 
Vector Control .
Measures taken to decrease the number of disease carrying organisms (vectors) and to diminish the risk of their spreading infectious diseases (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.42
3100
 
Disaster Evaluation .
Post disaster appraisal of all aspects of the disaster and its effects (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.42
240
 
Disaster Area Survey Team .
Dast 22483 .
A group that is deployed in an area after a disaster to ascertain the extent of damage to population and property and to recommend appropriate responses (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.42
20