A situation or social process triggered by the manifestation of a phenomenon of natural, socio… more

Disaster Risk Identification

The disaster risk management process focused on the knowledge of the origins, causes, scope,… more

Disaster Handling

See Emergency Management or Disaster Management.

Disaster Preparedness (Preparations)

A disaster risk management process whose objective is to plan, organize and test a society's… more

Disaster Risk

The probability that, during a specific period of time, serious interruptions of the normal… more

Disaster Risk Management

Processes to design, apply and evaluate strategies, policies and measures aimed at: improving… more

Disaster Risk Reduction

The disaster risk management process focused on mini mizing vulnerabilities and risks in a… more


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