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emergency

a. a patient requiring urgent treatment
b. (as modifier): an emergency ward

emergency

A distress, or an urgency, condition that may affect the safety and security of the aircraft or passengers.
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The myriad of emergencies is endless: bomb threats, civil disturbances, dangerous/ disgruntled derson, elevator entrapment, hostage situations and others.
Also, this way "more knowledge and expertise are brought to bear on the planning effort" and "closer professional relationships among response and recovery organizations in the planning process should translate into better coordination and teamwork in emergencies.
Once you establish the equipment/medical devices available for use during medical emergencies, it is imperative that you develop a weekly or monthly inventory of supplies and schedule periodic maintenance checks to ensure proper working condition of each piece of equipment.
In providing free financial recovery services to those affected by natural disasters and national emergencies, we have witnessed first-hand that after an emotional disaster there follows a financial disaster.
Wireless customers, whether individuals, businesses or public safety organizations, rely on Nextel to meet their communication needs during emergencies.
Rapid Responder, developed by Prepared Response, is a secure interactive emergency response database system that allows emergency managers to pre-plan response and recovery efforts for a wide variety of emergencies.
Nextel maintains its all-digital, wireless national network 24 hours a day, seven days a week in order to prepare for emergencies, as well as handle them as they occur.
Valuable insight will be gained from the focus on coordinated approaches to breeches in national security from emergencies and disasters; preparing, responding and recovering; protecting the nation's critical infrastructure; strategic incident action plans and innovative national response and preparedness strategies.
Dannenberg himself is one of only a few physicians in the country who has completed medical residencies in both pediatrics and emergency medicine -- rendering him uniquely able to treat medical emergencies in the smallest of patients.
Other improvements include three rooms for major treatment/trauma, two for OB/GYN emergencies, 37 rooms for routine care and an entire area devoted to cardiac emergencies.
Under the terms of the contract, URS will provide management, planning, training, and exercise services necessary for a regional approach to natural and human-caused emergencies affecting emergency services, infrastructure, transportation, public works and utilities, and health care facilities in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma counties.
EFFAK offers easy step-by-step instruction for citizens to protect personal assets and financial information, and limit liabilities associated with emergencies and disasters like the recent Hurricane Katrina.