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disaster risk
Definition

convergence of hazards with the vulnerability of those exposed to them

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Scope note

Improved definition (EN only): The potential disaster losses, in lives, health status, livelihoods, assets and services, which could occur to a particular community or a society over some specified future time period.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/15118