Block D2 - Health System & Disaster

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Components of disaster management
Components of disaster management

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Clinical Indicator
a measure, process, or outcome used to judge a particular clinical situation and indicate whether the care delivered was appropriate. Clinical indicators are measures of elements of clinical care which may, when assessed over time, provide a method of assessing the quality and safety of care at a system level.
Hazard
Something that contains energy, which may result in something bad to happen.
Mitigation
Efforts to lessen the impact of an event.
Risks
Probability that something negative will occur.
Preparedness
Efforts to increase resilience.
Event
Realization of hazard.
Impact
How an event influences society.
Damage
Negative results from the impact of an event.
Resilience
The 'daya tahan' in Indonesian language.
Capacity
Numbers affected by the event, or number that need to be protected.
Absorbing Capacity
Capacity to absorb the power of an event (e.g. earthquake-proof buildings).
Buffering Capacity
Capacity of reservation (e.g. keeping rice for famine preparation).
Response
Capability of local people to respond after an event has occurred.
Disaster
Events that require external assistance.
Recovery
To get the situation back to how it used to be before the event.
Development
To rebuild better than before.

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