Human Consequence (Health)

Effect of an incident, event, or occurrence that results in injury, illness, or loss of life Sample Usage: The human consequence of the attack was 20 fatalities and 50 injured persons. Annotation: When measuring human consequence in the context of homeland security risk, consequence is assessed as negative and can include loss of life or limb, or other short-term or long-term bodily harm or illness.

Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance

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