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Descriptor English: Civil Defense
Descriptor Spanish: Defensa Civil
Descriptor Portuguese: Defesa Civil
Descriptor French: Protection civile
Entry term(s): Civil Defenses
Defense, Civil
Defenses, Civil
Emergency Preparedness
Preparedness, Emergency
Tree number(s): I01.451.227
SP4.037.413.549
SP8.946.585.658.509
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002959
Scope note: Preventive emergency measures and programs designed to protect the individual or community in times of hostile attack.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Related: United States Department of Homeland Security MeSH
DeCS ID: 2984
Unique ID: D002959
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Civil Defense - Preferred
Concept UI M0004529
Scope note Preventive emergency measures and programs designed to protect the individual or community in times of hostile attack.
Preferred term Civil Defense
Entry term(s) Civil Defenses
Defense, Civil
Defenses, Civil
Emergency Preparedness - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0511230
Preferred term Emergency Preparedness
Entry term(s) Preparedness, Emergency



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