Definition of Disaster area

1. Noun. A region whose population is affected by a general disaster.

Generic synonyms: Area, Country

Definition of Disaster area

1. Noun. An area that has been the site of a natural disaster that receives an official designation entitling residents and organizations within that area to receive relief and benefits. ¹

2. Noun. An area that looks like one that has suffered a natural disaster. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disaster Area

disaster area (current term)
disaster planning
disaster supplies kit
disaster waiting to happen
disasters waiting to happen

Literary usage of Disaster area

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Disaster Response and Recovery: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals by Diane Meyers (1996)
"... housing, medical care) Communications Transportation/travel in disaster area Health and safety in disaster area Field assignment sites Agency policies ..."

2. Fema's Disaster Management Program: A Performance Audit After Hurricane Andrew (1993)
"Plans call for the primary agency, the National Communications System, and its supporting agencies to arrive at the disaster area and assess the situation ..."

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