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Evacuation

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) [ 2 February 2017 ]

Definition:

Moving people and assets temporarily to safer places before, during or after the occurrence of a hazardous event in order to protect them.

Annotation: Evacuation plans refer to the arrangements established in advance to enable the moving of people and assets temporarily to safer places before, during or after the occurrence of a hazardous event. Evacuation plans may include plans for return of evacuees and options to shelter in place.


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