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COMMUNITY SERVICES > Natural disasters
PREFERRED TERM
Natural disasters  
DEFINITION
  • Managing programs to provide urgent assistance during emergencies caused by the elements - such as floods, earthquakes, cyclones, storms or major bushfires. Monitoring conditions to anticipate the likelihood and effects of natural disasters. Coordinating government and community-based services, and regulating the use of volunteers. Includes liaison with defence forces, where civil community assistance is provided.
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Acts of God
  • Disasters
CONTRIBUTOR
  • KOdea
CREATOR
  • superadmin
URI
https://data.naa.gov.au/def/agift/Natural-disasters
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