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Descriptor English: Humanitarian Crisis
Descriptor Spanish: Crisis Humanitaria
Descriptor crisis humanitaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Crise Humanitária
Descriptor French: Without translation
Tree number(s): SP8.475.380.244
Scope note: An emergency situation characterized by the deprivation of food, shelter, risks to the health, safety or well-being of a community or a large group of people, in an almost always large area. Armed conflicts, epidemics, food crises resulting from droughts or plagues or natural disasters can lead to humanitarian crises.
Allowable Qualifiers: No qualifiers
DeCS ID: 60046
Unique ID: DDCS060046
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Date of Entry: 2022/04/29
Humanitarian Crisis - Preferred
Concept UI FD00066632
Scope note An emergency situation characterized by the deprivation of food, shelter, risks to the health, safety or well-being of a community or a large group of people, in an almost always large area. Armed conflicts, epidemics, food crises resulting from droughts or plagues or natural disasters can lead to humanitarian crises.
Preferred term Humanitarian Crisis



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