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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)

Themes
  • disasters, accidents, risk
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
  • natural dynamics
Groups
  • LAND (landscape, geography)
Related terms
Broader
Other relations
Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/12849