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GEMET
General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
disaster prevention
Definition

The aggregate of approaches and measures to ensure that human action or natural phenomena do not cause or result in disaster or similar emergency. It implies the formulation and implementation of long-range policies and programmes to eliminate or prevent the occurrence of disasters.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2221