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safe area

An exterior or interior space that serves as a means of egress from a building by providing a transitional area from, or a normal means of entry to, an assembly space.
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Activities to establish a safe area in the North of Syria will continue," Yildirim told reporters before a Justice and Development (AK) Party central executive committee meeting in the capital Ankara, Anadolu Agency reported.
Bags could also serve head cover going to a safe area because in real situations, one could not return and get their belongings, unless declared safe by building authorities after the quake.
It is not surprising that some question the safe area concept after Srebrenica, and indeed some concerns are valid.
CRT removed fridge to a safe area making sure it won't float again.
The second was problems in their implementation including, most notably, the fall of the Srebrenica safe area in Bosnia in 1995, which led to the genocidal massacre of 8,372 Bosnians.
The remaining 102,976 have been moved and stored in a specially designed safe area, within a complex of warehouses near Kalavasos.
One rescuer abseiled down to them then the two men were lowered further down to a safe area.
Joe Sacco (author); SAFE AREA GORAZDE; Fantagraphics Books (Comics & Graphic Novels) $29.
POLICE in Newcastle are reminding car owners to park in a safe area after a spate of thefts from cars parked in back lanes.
This will also give us the chance to reassure residents first-hand that they live in a safe area.
The Nuristan governor said on Tuesday a dozen policemen including a district police chief, who went missing in the wake of Saturday's clash with militants, had been found and sent to a safe area in the eastern province, bordering with Pakistan.
Safe Area Yodalarm & Yodalight sounders and strobes were also featured.