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Descriptor English: Evacuation
Descriptor Spanish: Evacuación
Descriptor Portuguese: Evacuação
Descriptor French: Évacuation
Tree number(s): SP8.946.117.145
Scope note: An operation to clear a region of its inhabitants, generally under threat or following disaster (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
DeCS ID: 22766
Unique ID: DDCS022766
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Evacuation - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057893
Scope note An operation to clear a region of its inhabitants, generally under threat or following disaster (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Evacuation



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