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Descriptor English: Flood Control
Descriptor Spanish: Control de Crecidas
Descriptor Portuguese: Controle de Cheias
Descriptor French: Contrôle des Crues
Entry term(s): Flood Regulation
Tree number(s): SP4.037.403.519.275
SP8.946.819.865.810.809.666
Scope note: The management of water resources through construction of dams, reservoirs, embankments, etc. to avoid floods (OFDA) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Civil Defense MeSH
Detention Reservoir DeCS
Impoundments DeCS
Natural Disasters MeSH
Storm Sewerage DeCS
Water Resources Planning DeCS
DeCS ID: 25500
Unique ID: DDCS025500
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Flood Control - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058368
Scope note The management of water resources through construction of dams, reservoirs, embankments, etc. to avoid floods (OFDA) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Flood Control
Entry term(s) Flood Regulation



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