"Disasters" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Natural Disasters
- Disaster, Natural
- Disasters, Natural
- Natural Disaster
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Disasters".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Disasters".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Disasters" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Disasters" was a major or minor topic of these publication.