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Environmental
Thesaurus
damage prevention
Definition

The aggregate of approaches and measures to ensure that human action or natural phenomena do not cause damage. It implies the formulation and implementation of long-range policies and programmes to eliminate or prevent the damages caused by disasters.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1959