ReliefWeb Glossary of Humanitarian Terms

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Published on 01 Aug 2008
The terms and definitions in this glossary have been compiled from existing glossaries and other reference material available to the public, with a focus on their common usage and understanding within a humanitarian context, particularly as relating to natural disasters, complex emergencies and disaster risk reduction. ReliefWeb has not created or modified any of the definitions. As such, the definitions provided do not necessarily reflect the position of the United Nations or its Member States.