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incident

1. a relatively insignificant event that might have serious consequences, esp in international politics
2. a public disturbance
3. (esp of a beam of light or particles) arriving at or striking a surface

Incident

Subordinate to the whole scheme, but used to give points of reference along the way, and temporarily create interest.

incident

An occurrence other than an accident associated with the operation of an aircraft, which affects or could affect the safety of operation (ICAO).
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Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita were also examples of dynamic and catastrophic events with multiple communities experiencing a mass casualty incident.
Coordinated procedures and protocols for closing these gaps are rarely in place for regional and multistate mass casualty incidents because few jurisdictions have had to develop them.
It serves to manage day-to-day emergency response operations, including ambulance diversion, resource limitations reporting, mass casualty incident response and emergency department triage capacity, bed availability (HAvBED), missing persons and public health alerts, availability of ventilator equipment, and capability for decontamination.
The letter also describes the formation of a blue ribbon committee that will review the response to the mass casualty incident and a plan for crediting customers who had to flush their water systems after the no-contact and boil orders.
As a significant special event drawing thousands of attendees, being able to have the equipment onsite provides a means of tracking first aid services provided on a daily basis during the event and ensures the equipment is pre-staged and operational should a mass casualty incident occur," says Sharon Nalls, City of Houston Emergency Management Coordinator.
The district of Potsdam-agent Mark writes a system for mobile data collection for the emergency services with the modules: use billing, mass casualty incident (MCI) and quality management of the emergency services.
E-Vent Case[TM] for rapid emergency ventilation deployment in any Mass Casualty Incident.
The Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission (GTCNC), the Georgia Emergency Management Agency / Homeland Security (GEMA/HS), and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing a state-wide AVLS to provide a display of ambulance positions and to advise EMS agencies and hospitals of the closest appropriate facility to transport or transfer patients, specifically in a state of emergency or a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI).
Christopher Wistrom, DO, noted that the most prevalent cause of preventable death during a mass casualty incident is bleeding.
Project Title : Providing Emergency Medical and Mass Casualty Incident Response
The award will be implementing specific in A* 2 para 1 1 to 3 BbgRettG tasks of the ground services (emergency personnel, qualified patient transport and participation in a mass casualty incident and patients (MCI)) in the operational area of ?
Since 9/11 the disaster or mass casualty incident (MCI) responsiveness of a city or civic system has been under renewed scrutiny.