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Synonyms for emergency

a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

Synonyms for emergency

a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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a state in which martial law applies

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One tendency appears alike in the philosophical speculation and in the rudest democratical movements, through all the petulance and all the puerility, the wish, namely, to cast aside the superfluous and arrive at short methods; urged, as I suppose, by an intuition that the human spirit is equal to all emergencies, alone, and that man is more often injured than helped by the means he uses.
As long as the war lasted, he looked upon him as his fellow-helper in all emergencies and fed him carefully with hay and corn.
I am about to proceed on a long and difficult voyage, the emergencies of which will demand all my fortitude: I am required not only to raise the spirits of others, but sometimes to sustain my own, when theirs are failing.
habitually gentle) possesses a high note or so, in emergencies.
Keep in mind that the Emergency Action Plan is designed to cover all non fire related emergencies.
Greg Friese and Associates LLC helps clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from extraordinary circumstances, emergencies, and disasters.
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.
Over the years, many high school athletic programs have faced unexpected medical emergencies, without an organized emergency plan to handle them.
In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) listed 68 major disaster declarations, seven snow emergencies, and 42 fire-management assistance alerts.
Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and a network of private and community partners, OHI's HOPE Coalition America has provided free financial counseling and casework services to more than 1,000 Americans affected by natural disasters and national emergencies in 125 cities in 35 states.
The designs incorporate concepts for effective use of GIS in emergencies based on PlanGraphics' experience in New York City during the 9/11 World Trade Center response, including extending direct use of GIS technology to virtually all emergency response personnel, integration of GIS spatial capabilities with related systems and data sources to be used in emergencies and close relationship of emergency with day-to-day GIS operations and data maintenance.
We are excited about offering the Connect & Protect program to others charged with protecting people and property, and feel the new features will help to further mitigate the effects of emergencies -- both natural and manmade.
Nextel Urges Businesses And Individuals To Prepare For Emergencies
Several studies have indicated that emergency ultrasound at the bedside is beneficial in rapidly diagnosing a variety of conditions, such as abdominal pain, ruptured ectopic pregnancies, vascular emergencies, and aortic diseases, improving quality of care and patient satisfaction.