disaster relief

noun

Definition of disaster relief

: money to help rebuild an area after a disaster The state is asking for federal disaster relief.

Learn More about disaster relief

Statistics for disaster relief

Cite this Entry

“Disaster relief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disaster%20relief. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

Comments on disaster relief

What made you want to look up disaster relief? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!