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Descriptor in English: Natural Disasters
Descriptor in Spanish: Desastres Naturales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Desastres Naturais
Descriptor in French: Catastrophes naturelles
Entry term(s): Disaster, Natural
Disasters, Natural
Natural Disaster
Tree number(s): N06.230.100.230
SP4.037.403
SP8.473.654.377.027.008.762
Scope note: Disasters linked to natural hazards including widespread fires, floods, storms, earthquakes and drought.These events may result in significant damage and loss of lives.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
ST standards
History Note: 2019
See also the descriptors: Disaster Legislation DeCS
DeCS UI: 9515
Descriptor UI: D000077587
Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Natural Disasters - Preferred
Concept UI M0014524
Scope note Disasters linked to natural hazards including widespread fires, floods, storms, earthquakes and drought.These events may result in significant damage and loss of lives.
Preferred term Natural Disasters
Entry term(s) Disaster, Natural
Disasters, Natural
Natural Disaster



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