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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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Rescue teams were on alert on the eve of Eidul Azha to tackle any untoward situation and special deployment was arranged for emergencies. In response to emergency calls, rescue attended as many as 1,117 victims who were helped out for treatment.
The emergency calls to which Rescue-1122 responded were 991 road traffic accidents, 1408 medical emergencies, 210 fire incidents, 84 crimes, four drowning, two explosions and 267 other operations.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Emergency Service (PES), commonly known as Rescue 1122, responded to 15,355 emergencies and rescued 15,909 victims in Punjab during Eid holidays.
It has been observed that 2553 victims of emergencies were rescued in 2670 rescue operations during the month of February in all over the Punjab.
The delegates witnessed the practical professional skills of rescuers and also reviewed the ongoing training at Emergency Services Academy in different fields of emergency management, which includes response to medical emergencies, firefighting, urban search and rescue, rescue from height and hazmat incident etc.
Speaking on the symposium's second day, Dr Adnan Hyder, senior associate dean for research and professor of global health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, took up the subject of moral dilemmas in emergencies and challenges in applied ethics and said that safe systems were needed to create an environment for learning in critical areas.
In the Legislative Assembly I introduced the Emergencies Amendment Bill 2018 to ensure that the ACTs emergency and security management processes are as efficient and effective as possible.
LAHORE:The Punjab Emergency Service (PES), commonly known as Rescue-1122, responded to 6,985 emergencies and rescued 7,310 victims in all 36 districts of Punjab during the Eid holidays.
At least 690,412 patients were brought to all emergencies of Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) in 2017 as compared to 563,749 in 2016.
Emergency funds come in handy for a variety of reasons: medical emergencies, loss of employment and so forth.
Out of total 1811 emergency calls in the previous month, the Emergency Service dealt 763 road traffic accidents, 55 fire calls, 02 building collapse incidents, 86 crime incidents, 01 Cylinder Blast, 123 special rescue operations and 779 medical emergencies.