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 DeCS Categories

SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.012 Environmental Illness .
SP4.001.012.153 Epidemiology .
SP4. Disaster Epidemiology .
SP4.001.037 Disasters .
SP4.001.037.418 Disaster Sanitation .
SP4.001.037.418.559 Disaster Epidemiology .
SP4.006 Environmental Engineering .
SP4.006.062 Equipment and Supplies .
SP4.006.062.528 Materials .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.327 Risk Assessment .
SP8.473.327.202 Acceptable Risk .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.552 Hydrology .
SP8.473.654.552.422 Ice Break Up .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.117 Emergency Watch .
SP8.946.117.073 Sheltering .
SP8.946.117.073.068 Post Disaster Resettlement .
SP8.946.117.226 Relief, Assistance and Protection in Disasters .
SP8.946.117.226.222 Satellite Applications .
SP8.946.234 Education in Disasters .
SP8.946.234.352 Public Awareness .
SP8.946.702 Disaster Planning .
SP8.946.702.667 Specialties in Disasters .
SP8.946.702.667.586 Epidemiology .
SP8.946.702.667.586.537 Disaster Epidemiology .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.802 Social Communication .
SP8.946.819.802.768 Public Awareness .
SP8.946.819.892 Damage Prediction .
SP8.946.936 Human Resources in Disasters .
SP8.946.936.991 Disaster Team .
SP8.946.936.991.943 Disaster Area Survey Team .
 Synonyms & Historicals
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) .
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) .
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) .
Damage Prediction .
Survey of a real or potential disaster to estimate the actual or expected damages and to make recommendations for prevention, preparedness and response (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
Ice Break Up .
Ice Break-Up .
Disintegration of the ice cover (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
Disaster Team .
Multidisciplinary, multisectoral group of persons qualified to evaluate a disaster and to bring the necessary relief (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
Disaster Epidemiology .
The medical discipline that studies the influence of such factors as the life style, biological constitution and other personal or social determinants on the incidence and distribution of diseases as it concerns disasters (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
Post Disaster Resettlement .
Actions necessary for the permanent settlement of persons dislocated or otherwise affected by a disaster to an area different from their place of habitation (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
Satellite Applications .
The use of satellite technology for the purpose of communications or data transmission for monitoring, warning and dissemination of information pertinent to emergency response and/or disaster management (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
Materials .
Set of machines, tools or objects of any kind necessary to the performance of a service or the practice of a profession. (Free translation from the original: Diccionario de la Lengua Española edición electrónica. Espasa-Calpe, S.A., 2000) .