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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 .
SP4.001.037.413 Disaster Management .
SP4.001.037.418 Disaster Sanitation .
SP4.001.037.418.559 Disaster Epidemiology .
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 .
SP8.946.117.136 Equipment and Supplies, Disasters .
SP8.946.117.136.096 Materials and Supplies Stockpiling .
SP8.946.117.226 Relief, Assistance and Protection in Disasters .
SP8.946.117.226.250 Search and Rescue .
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 .
SP8.946.702 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 .
SP8.946.936 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 .
 Synonyms & Historicals
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) .
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 Evaluation .
Post disaster appraisal of all aspects of the disaster and its effects (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
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) .
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) .
Ice Break Up .
Ice Break-Up .
Disintegration of the ice cover (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) .
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) .
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) .
Materials and Supplies Stockpiling .
Stockpiling .
Action of preserving, keeping, depositing and assembling in warehouse or other places, the necessary supplies for the development of the services and comercial productive activities; The process of prior identification, availability and storage of supplies likely to be needed for disaster response (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) .