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Descriptor English: Shelter
Descriptor Spanish: Refugio
Descriptor Portuguese: Abrigo
Descriptor French: Abri
Entry term(s): Refuge
Refuges
Shelters
Tree number(s): SP4.037.423.564
SP8.946.117.073.061
Scope note: Physical place that provides asylum, protection and sheltering for persons in the face of the hazard, the imminence or the occurrence of a destructive phenomenon. Public buildings and spaces are usually used with the aim of giving services of sheltering in the cases of disaster.
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: Refugium MeSH
DeCS ID: 34594
Unique ID: DDCS034594
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Shelter - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060497
Scope note Physical place that provides asylum, protection and sheltering for persons in the face of the hazard, the imminence or the occurrence of a destructive phenomenon. Public buildings and spaces are usually used with the aim of giving services of sheltering in the cases of disaster.
Preferred term Shelter
Entry term(s) Refuge
Refuges
Shelters



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