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 DeCS Categories

SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.552 Hydrology .
SP8.473.654.552.397 Ice Jam .
SP8.473.654.552.412 Flood .
SP8.473.654.552.412.344 Flash Flood .
SP8.473.654.552.422 Ice Break Up .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.117 Emergency Watch .
SP8.946.117.226 Relief, Assistance and Protection in Disasters .
SP8.946.117.226.222 Satellite Applications .
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 .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.757 Warning .
SP8.946.819.802 Social Communication .
SP8.946.819.802.768 Public Awareness .
SP8.946.819.874 Forecasting .
SP8.946.819.874.831 Hydrological Forecast .
SP8.946.819.919 Flood Proofing .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
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) .
1.00
10
 
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) .
0.48
170
 
Flood Proofing .
Techniques for prevent flood damage to the structure and contents of buildings in a flood-hazard area (H) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.40
00
 
Ice Break Up .
Ice Break-Up .
Disintegration of the ice cover (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.36
20
 
Warning .
Dissemination of message signalling imminent hazard which may include advice on protective measures. (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.36
20
 
Disaster Evaluation .
Post disaster appraisal of all aspects of the disaster and its effects (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.36
240
 
Hydrological Forecast .
River Forecast .
Statement of expected hydrological conditions for a specified period (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.35
00
 
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) .
0.35
20
 
Flash Flood .
Flood of short duration with a relatively high peak discharge. Causes inundation, and because of its nature is difficult to forecast (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.34
00
 
Ice Jam .
Ice Dam .
Ice Gorge .
Accumulation of ice at a given location which, in a river, restricts the flow of water (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
0.34
00