Which definition of crisis is closest to the one you use?

Definitions of crisis
  • 1.A crisis is serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society causing widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses which exceed the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its own resources.
  • 2.A crisis is a situation of extreme vulnerability caused by a combination of structural factors such as weak public institutions, an exposure to multifaceted risks and conditions of poverty and social exclusion.
  • 3.A crisis is a calamitous event resulting in loss of life, great human suffering and distress, and large-scale material damage.
  • 4.Crisis is a word that has been changing over time, but it should just mean a critical point or event. The destruction wrought by the typhoon to our infrastructure has caused a national crisis. If we do not take immediate action to distribute food and assistance, we will experience a catastrophe.
  • 5.Do not know
  • 6.None of the above - Please add you definition in a Reply

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I agree with the first part of the definition 1, but in some cases, I believe certain crisis can be resolved without external help.