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Disasters MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Disasters
Tree Number(s)
N06.230.100
Unique ID
D004190
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004190
Annotation
coordinate with specific event causing the disaster; specify geographic location
Scope Note
Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.
See Also
Relief Work
Public MeSH Note
1972; for NATURAL DISASTERS see NATURAL DISASTERS 1991-2008, see DISASTERS 1972-1990; for FLOODS see DISASTERS 1963-1981
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/01
Disasters Preferred
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