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Disaster 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 28

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Disaster 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 28

/dɪˈzɑː.stəʳ/ (noun)

severe harm, damage or death, serious difficulty, calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, cataclysm – misadventure, mishap, setback, misfortune, debacle, failure, fiasco, adversary

Initial priorities for U.S. participation in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, declared by the United Nations, are contained in this volume. It focuses on seven issues: hazard and risk assessment; awareness and education; mitigation; preparedness for emergency response; recovery and reconstruction; prediction and warning; learning from disasters; and U.S. participation internationally.

The committee presents its philosophy of calls for broad public and private participation to reduce the toll of disasters.

Source: https://www.nap.edu/

Antonym: success

Adjective: disastrous

Adverb: disastrously

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