emergency operations center


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emergency operations center

A facility established at selected airports to provide assistance to aircraft experiencing emergencies such as bomb threats or acts of unlawful interference. Also called an emergency coordination center.
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Earlier, Coordinator Emergency Operations Center Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Capt (R) Kamran Ahmad Afridi presented recent facts and figures of polio program efforts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Emergency operations centers are rated cold, warm and hot, he explained, with warm emergency centers having the basic infrastructure in place such as phone lines and Internet capabilities, which take about six hours to get up and running.
According to Joseph Bruno, OEM Commissioner, "The new Emergency Operations Center will help OEM accomplish its mission to plan, prepare and respond to any emergency.
Military commanders pledged cooperation with civilian public health and emergency operations center officials but were unable to commit resources in advance because they needed to protect their operational readiness.
Seen in this light, Poll emerges as a kind of limit work, in that what took place in the Emergency Operations Center was ostensibly a days-long attempt by the election authorities to determine the intentions of a substantial number of Florida's voters by the close study of paper ballots that were assumed to bear the traces of those intentions, in however dubious a form (the notorious "hanging chads" and the like).
EL AL Israel Airlines has an ongoing emergency operations center worldwide to accommodate passengers stranded as a result of the strike in Israel, which affected all airlines departing and landing at Ben Gurion Airport.
The call will be taken by the CDC Emergency Operations Center, which will page the Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch medical officer on call.
Senior cabinet officials were hunkered down at the city's emergency operations center. The media were clamoring for any and all information that they could get and as fast as they could get it.
The project will consist of an approximately 248-bed jail and all support facilities, in addition to offices for the Cache County Sheriff, Emergency Operations Center, Adult Probation and Parole, Highway Patrol and the Utah Department of Transportation.
Oakland's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is a command and communications center from which officials can monitor any emergency or disaster in the city, using electronic communications and geographic information systems.
They should designate a predetermined location for an emergency operations center where police officers and school personnel can exchange critical information and direct the operation.

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