natural hazard

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Terminology

"The UNISDR Terminology aims to promote a common understanding and usage of disaster risk reduction concepts and to assist the disaster risk reduction efforts of authorities, practitioners and the public. The previous version 'Terminology: Basic terms of disaster risk reduction' was published in 'Living with risk: a global review of disaster risk reduction initiatives' in 2004.

Institut des Risques Majeurs Thésaurus

"Le 'Thésaurus Risques' est un ensemble de termes choisis pour leur capacité à faciliter la description de la thématique des risques majeurs. Il permet de consulter les termes rattachés à un descripteur (ou mot-clé) et de cerner plus facilement un sujet en découvrant son environnement conceptuel. Il est facile et rapide à utiliser : il vous permet de traduire vos mots-clés dans un langage structuré (descripteurs) et fournit un ensemble restreint et plus pertinent de réponses. La recherche par mots-clés du thésaurus donne accès aux descripteurs qui ont été attribués aux documents."

"The 'Risk Thesaurus' is a set of terms chosen for their ability to facilitate the description of the major hazards theme. It allows to consult the terms attached to a descriptor (or keyword) and to more easily identify a subject in It is easy and quick to use: it allows you to translate your keywords into a structured language (descriptors) and provides a restricted and more relevant set of answers. To the descriptors that have been assigned to the documents. "