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Descriptor English: Natural Disasters
Descriptor Spanish: Desastres Naturales
Descriptor Portuguese: Desastres Naturais
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077587
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
Previous Indexing: Disasters (1993-2018)
Public MeSH Note: 2019
History Note: 2019
Related: Disaster Legislation DeCS
DeCS ID: 9515
Unique ID: D000077587
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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