emergency measures organization

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A system or agency that many nations have in some form to coordinate and administer responses by relevant services and sectors of society whenever emergency situations arise. The sectors directly involved include public health and therapeutic health care services, communications, law enforcement, fire services, local and regional administrative services, and the hospitality industry that can provide accommodation for people displaced from their homes. See also Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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