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Descriptor English: Technological Disasters
Descriptor Spanish: Desastres Tecnológicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Desastres Tecnológicos
Descriptor French: Catastrophes Technologiques
Tree number(s): SP4.037.408.544
SP8.473.654.412.047
Scope note: A situation derived from an accident involving hazardous chemicals or dangerous equipment that causes damage to the environment, health. This damage is of such magnitude that exceeds the response capacity of the affected component.
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
DeCS ID: 34606
Unique ID: DDCS034606
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Technological Disasters - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060506
Scope note A situation derived from an accident involving hazardous chemicals or dangerous equipment that causes damage to the environment, health. This damage is of such magnitude that exceeds the response capacity of the affected component.
Preferred term Technological Disasters



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