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The result of a vast ecological breakdown in the relations between man and his environment, a serious and sudden event (or slow, as in drought) on such a scale that the stricken community needs extraordinary efforts to cope with it, often with outside help or international aid. (Source: GEMET/GUNN)

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English
disaster
French
catastrophe écologique
Ruso
стихийное бедствие
Árabe
كارثة

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