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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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With respect to emergency prevention, process safety management is a critical area of activity.
The sales tax will replace earlier three taxes -- road tax, emergency prevention tax, tax for delivery of paid services to population and retail sales tax.
Most experts now agree that better information and communication with all stakeholders result in better emergency prevention, response and recovery.
NGA plays central role in supporting emergency prevention, preparedness and response capabilities of United States government departments and agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the State and Local first responder community, as well as working with government entities in Canada and Mexico to coordinate and support emergency management across borders.
Seismic emergency prevention efforts are also notable.
HPAI is also problematic in some African countries including Cote d'Ivoire and Nigeria, where FAO's Emergency Prevention System reports outbreaks in poultry farms near Abeokuta, the capital of Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun.
The Family Health Interactive Library includes six full multimedia CD-ROM's designed to prepare users for life-threatening situations, instruct on emergency prevention and offer self-improvement programs.
The AEL provides for equipment standardization and interoperability for state and local emergency prevention, preparedness, and response personnel and is often updated for new grant solicitations.

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