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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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Out of total emergency calls received in district Rawalpindi 113 were of road traffic accidents, seven fire incidents, five crime incidents, 63 medical emergencies and 13 miscellaneous emergencies while average response time remained seven minutes.
Keep in mind that the Emergency Action Plan is designed to cover all non fire related emergencies.
In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) listed 68 major disaster declarations, seven snow emergencies, and 42 fire-management assistance alerts.
Over the years, many high school athletic programs have faced unexpected medical emergencies, without an organized emergency plan to handle them.
In likely outdoor program emergencies, the response and patient care phases are usually low duration.
The hospital said true emergencies for which a person needs immediate medical assistance include:
Between 1998 and 2002, the city boosted its budgets every year for the 911 Center and Fire Department, two of the key agencies responsible for responding to emergencies.
Fortunately, law enforcement generally does not face emergencies of such enormous scale; police agencies seldom must provide such extensive mutual aid to each other.
Inadequate response to emergencies by fitness-center employees has led to lawsuits.
Not only are they the first line of defense when there are actual emergencies, such as plant explosions, airline disasters, and the like, but they are also critical in saving more routine heart attack and auto accident victims.
The UCC relies on numerous Intergraph public safety solutions to promote effective and efficient response in dealing with emergencies and non-emergencies in the DC metropolitan area.
ISLAMABAD -- The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) has responded to 79840 emergencies during Eid holidays all over the Punjab.