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17:08 Aug 22, 2002
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering / building contracting
Dutch term or phrase: calamiteitenplan
A plan drawn up to deal with disasters
Marilyn Hedges

Summary of answers provided
5 +1civil contingency plan(ning)
Chris Hopley
5Emergency plan
Tina Vonhof
4disaster recovery planAnn Bishop



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
disaster recovery plan

Depending on the context it could be this.
This was used in the company where I worked.
The IT department had a disaster recovery plan in case something went wrong with our servers.(or if anything worse happended)


Note added at 2002-08-22 18:32:20 (GMT)

happened, sorry.

    Reference: http://www.utoronto.ca/security/drp.htm
Ann Bishop
United States
Local time: 17:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 134

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Tina Vonhof: It may be a slight difference but I think the word 'recovery' indicates that this is what happens after the disaster happens as opposed to dealing with the disaster itself at the time it happens.
20 hrs
  -> you're right, couldn't read the small font where it said building construction.
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Emergency plan

See sites below plus Google.

Note added at 2002-08-23 15:01:22 (GMT)

How come there are two different pages with this question?

    Reference: http://www.pep.bc.ca
    Reference: http://www.fmdceducation.com
Tina Vonhof
Local time: 15:17
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
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civil contingency plan(ning)

An alternative. See also link below.

    Reference: http://www.ukresilience.info/
Chris Hopley
Local time: 23:17
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2117

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tina Vonhof: Also a common term.
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