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 DeCS Categories

N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.230 Environment .
N06.230.100 Disasters .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.037 Disasters .
SP4.001.037.403 Natural Disasters .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.377 Environment .
SP8.473.654.377.027 Ecosystem .
SP8.473.654.377.027.008 Ecological Disorder .
SP8.473.654.377.027.008.762 Natural Disasters .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.351 Impact of Disasters .
SP8.946.351.442 Disaster Path .
SP8.946.468 Disaster Legislation .
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 .
 Synonyms & Historicals
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) .
Impact of Disasters .
Disasters' Impact .
Any incidence of an agent, element or event on a system (population and environment), which produces undesirable effects (earthquakes, high temperatures, hurricanes etc). .
Natural Disasters .
Natural Disaster .
Disaster, Natural .
Disasters, Natural .
Sudden calamitous events producing great material damage, loss, and distress. They are the result of natural phenomena such as earthquakes, floods, etc. .