disaster area

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disaster area (plural disaster areas)

  1. An area that has been the site of a natural disaster that receives an official designation entitling residents and organizations within that area to receive relief and benefits.
    Much of the central Gulf Coast was declared a disaster area after hurricane Katrina.
  2. An area that looks like one that has suffered a natural disaster.
    Your room is a disaster area.

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