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Descriptor English:   Civil Protection 
Descriptor Spanish:   Protección Civil 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Proteção Civil 
Tree Number:   SP8.946.585.658
Definition English:   The organized actions of planning, training, preparedness and response to all emergences at the local and national levels, with the view to protecting the civilian population in case of natural catastrophe, man-made disaster or war. As a wider, all-hazards approach, the term is now preferred to and covers civil defence. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) 
Record Number:   35004 
Unique Identifier:   DDCS035004 

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