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dispersal

[də′spər·səl]
(civil engineering)
The practice of building or establishing industrial plants, government offices, or the like, in separated areas, to reduce vulnerability to enemy attack.
(ordnance)
The spreading out of equipment, supplies, or personnel, especially for protection against enemy action.

dispersal

i. Spreading out assets to reduce their vulnerability to enemy air attacks.
ii. Loosely used for dispersal areas—airfield aprons or areas where aircraft and support equipment can be dispersed as required.
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One day before the anniversary, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) said that approximately 1,000 individuals were killed in the dispersals, which is considered "a massacre that is the worse in the history of Egypt since its independence".
The witnesses claim that that the protesters initiated the violence during its dispersal by security forces, which resulted in deaths of two police officers and injuries to 27 others.
However, he added: "Protesters were betting on a large death toll to result from the dispersal.
A DISPERSAL order operating in Walsall town centre to tackle anti-social behaviour has been extended until the summer.
The NCHR provided an independent death toll of the sit-in's dispersal relying on the Forensic Authority's numbers as well as the death toll conducted by the independent group Wiki Thawra.
Egyptians participated in 138 protests over three days to mark the one year anniversary of the violent dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya an Al-Nahda Squares sit-ins, said Democracy Index on Monday.
Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim declared the security apparatuses' "success" in implementing the plan to secure the streets during the anniversary of the dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda encampments.
Riad said the committee has faced obstacles as there is a shortage of testimonies from Brotherhood members regarding the dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Nahda sit-ins.
El-Beblawi said regarding his testimony before the fact-finding committee, poised to submit its final report regarding what happened during the dispersals to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, that "sometimes we are forced to make tough decisions that have negative effects, but on the whole, are positive.
The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) said two people died Thursday in Giza 's Al-Mohandessin neighbourhood, as protesters mark one year since the deadly dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda encampments.
The charges levelled against the defendants were in relation to violent clashes following the forcible dispersal of two large protest camps supporting the former president.
Selection of agricultural fields for dispersal travel was not related to the amount of permanent cover found on the new home range, the survival likelihood of dispersing deer, or survival of fawns produced by these dispersing females at least until 1 October.