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disaster zone

Definition:
Zone that has been stricken by a disaster and where measures must be taken to reduce the severity of the human and material damage caused by it. (Source: GUNN)
broader terms
land
related terms
disaster
  hazard area
  natural disaster
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
LAND (landscape, geography)
Themes:
disasters, accidents, risk
natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
natural dynamics
Other relations:
Has exact match
EuroVoc: disaster area
Has close match
UMTHES: Katastrophengebiet
Arabic: منطقة كوارث
Basque: hondamendi-eremu
Bulgarian: Зона на бедствие
Catalan: zona de desastre
Chinese: 灾区
Czech: oblast postižená katastrofou
Danish: katastroferamt område
Dutch: rampgebied
English (US): disaster zone
Estonian: õnnetuspiirkond
Finnish: onnettomuusvyöhyke
French: zone sinistrée
German: Katastrophengebiet
Greek: πληγείσα ζώνη (από καταστροφή)
Hungarian: katasztrófazóna
Irish: crios tubaiste
Italian: zona sinistrata
Latvian: nelaimes piemeklētā teritorija
Lithuanian: katastrofos zona
Maltese: żona disastrata
Norwegian: katastrofeområde
Polish: obszar klęski
Portuguese: zonas de catástrofes
Romanian: zonă sinistrată
Russian: зона бедствия
Slovak: oblasť postihnutá katastrofou
Slovenian: območje katastrofe/nesreče
Spanish: zona de desastre
Swedish: katastrofområde
Turkish: afet bölgesi
Ukrainian: зона нещастя
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/12849>