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Descriptor in English: Disaster Vulnerability
Descriptor in Spanish: Vulnerabilidad ante Desastres
Descriptor in Portuguese: Vulnerabilidade a Desastres
Descriptor in French: Vulnérabilité Aux Catastrophes
Entry term(s): Catastrophe Vulnerability
Vulnerability
Tree number(s): SP4.037.438.574
SP8.473.981
Scope note: 1. Relation between the intensity of the resulting damage and the magnitude of a threat, adverse event or accident. 2. Likelihood of a particular community or geographic area being affected by a potential threat or risk of disaster, established from technical studies. (Material III - Brazil, Ministry of Social Action, 1992). 3. Degree of loss (from 0 to 100 percent) resulting from a potentially damaging phenomenon. (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
DeCS UI: 34666
Descriptor UI: DDCS034666
Disaster Vulnerability - Preferred
Concept UI M06142131
Scope note 1. Relation between the intensity of the resulting damage and the magnitude of a threat, adverse event or accident. 2. Likelihood of a particular community or geographic area being affected by a potential threat or risk of disaster, established from technical studies. (Material III - Brazil, Ministry of Social Action, 1992). 3. Degree of loss (from 0 to 100 percent) resulting from a potentially damaging phenomenon. (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term Disaster Vulnerability
Entry term(s) Catastrophe Vulnerability
Vulnerability



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