mutual aid

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arrangements made between nations to assist each other

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The resolution states recent events had prompted a desire to strengthen the preparedness of the public health system in the state and the agreement will allow for a statewide mutual aid and assistance system between local health departments.
A week later, PG&E and FPL expanded the mutual aid agreement to include Customer Call Center capabilities.
Navy Mutual Aid Association provides annuity products and life insurance to members.
UO incident team leader Andrs Le Duc is promoting a National Intercollegiate Mutual Aid Agreement, a potential source of help if and when the massive Cascadia earthquake hits.
The 34 UK police forces who responded to our request for information submitted claims totalling PS20 million for the support they provided to Gwent Police - officially known as mutual aid.
Horse Lake First Nation has signed an expanded mutual aid agreement with the County of Grande Prairie that will allow the closest county-owned or contracted fire department (Hythe, Beaverlodge or LacGlace) to respond immediately when it becomes aware of an emergency.
The 20-page document, Mutual Aid In Large-Scale Offshore Incidents--A Framework For The Oil And Gas Industry, includes guiding principles, suggestions on initiating a mutual aid arrangement and addressing complexities associated with health, safety, security and the environment; legal and regulatory requirements; terms of contracts or licenses; and logistical and technical challenges.
Under mutual aid arrangements between UK forces, around 30 officers from Cleveland will be in Northern Ireland for the G8 summit being held at Lough Erne in County Fermanagh on June 17 and 18.
A PSNI statement said mutual aid arrangements were a "key part" of planning by all UK police forces dealing with exceptional circumstances.
Field testing aimed at streamlining operations at agricultural mutual aid associations to commence
The second layer includes both the recognition that mutual aid cannot always be rendered and the resultant creation of a community based on shared suffering.
Inspectors Steve Rees, from Maesteg, and Andy Smith, from Cardiff, represented the force at a reception at 10 Downing Street, held to thank the emergency services who provided mutual aid during last year's disturbances in London.
The Ontario Fire Marshal suggested that Brant and Brantford may want to revamp their mutual aid agreement for firefighting after an incident when the city turned down a request from the county for a pumper truck at a heavily involved house fire on Highway 24.
About a dozen mutual aid police forces were involved in the incident, she said.
Insurance and mutual aid money paid to the sufferers of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami reached some 1.