Emergency servicewikipedia
Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies.
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Emergency telephone number

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Emergency services have one or more dedicated emergency telephone numbers reserved for critical emergency calls.
In many countries the public switched telephone network has a single emergency telephone number (sometimes known as the universal emergency telephone number or the emergency services number) that allows a caller to contact local emergency services for assistance.

999 (emergency telephone number)

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In some countries, one number is used for all the emergency services (e.g. 911 in the U.S., 999 in the UK).
999 is an official emergency telephone number in a number of countries which allows the caller to contact emergency services for urgent assistance.

Emergency

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Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies.
The precise definition of an emergency, the agencies involved and the procedures used, vary by jurisdiction, and this is usually set by the government, whose agencies (emergency services) are responsible for emergency planning and management.

9-1-1

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In some countries, one number is used for all the emergency services (e.g. 911 in the U.S., 999 in the UK).
In over 98% of locations in the United States and Canada, dialing "9-1-1" from any telephone will link the caller to an emergency dispatch office—called a public-safety answering point (PSAP) by the telecom industry—which can send emergency responders to the caller's location in an emergency.

Emergency medical services

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Emergency medical services (EMS), also known as ambulance services or paramedic services, are emergency services which treat illnesses and injuries that require an urgent medical response, providing out-of-hospital treatment and transport to definitive care.

Lifeguard

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In some areas, lifeguards are part of the emergency services system to incidents and in some communities, the lifeguard service also carries out mountain rescues, or may function as the primary EMS provider.

Incident Command System

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In the UK, commonly used shared protocols include CHALET and ETHANE while in the US, the Department of Homeland Security has called for nationwide implementation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), of which the Incident Command System (ICS) is a part.
The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized approach to the command, control, and coordination of emergency response providing a common hierarchy within which responders from multiple agencies can be effective.

Civil Air Patrol

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It performs three congressionally assigned key missions: emergency services, which includes search and rescue (by air and ground) and disaster relief operations; aerospace education for youth and the general public; and cadet programs for teenage youth.

Emergency service response codes

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The emergency services in various countries use systems of response codes to categorize their responses to reported events.

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These are mobile canteen vehicles providing food and other welfare to members of the Emergency Services such as bushfires, floods, land search, and other both large- and small-scale emergency operations undertaken by Police, Fire, Ambulance and State Emergency Service members, and the general public affected by these events.

CHALET

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In the UK, commonly used shared protocols include CHALET and ETHANE while in the US, the Department of Homeland Security has called for nationwide implementation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), of which the Incident Command System (ICS) is a part.
CHALET was a mnemonic indicating a protocol used by UK emergency services to report situations which they may be faced with, especially as it relates to major incidents.

ETHANE

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In the UK, commonly used shared protocols include CHALET and ETHANE while in the US, the Department of Homeland Security has called for nationwide implementation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), of which the Incident Command System (ICS) is a part.
ETHANE is a mnemonic indicating a protocol used by emergency services to report situations which they may be faced with, especially as it relates to major incidents, where it may be used as part of their emergency action principles.

Battenburg markings

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Battenburg markings or Battenberg markings are a pattern of high-visibility markings used primarily on the sides of emergency service vehicles in several European countries as well as in New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Swatting

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Swatting is the harassment tactic of deceiving an emergency service (via such means as hoaxing an emergency services dispatcher) into sending a police and emergency service response team to another person's address.

Paris Police Prefecture

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The Paris Police Prefecture (Préfecture de police de Paris) is the unit of the French Ministry of the Interior which provides police, emergency services and various administrative services to the population of the city of Paris and the surrounding three suburban départements of Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, and Val-de-Marne.

Firefighter

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The fire service, also known in some countries as the fire brigade or fire department, is one of the three main emergency services.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

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Yorkshire Air Ambulance is a dedicated helicopter emergency service for the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England.

Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance

The framework includes recommendations, guidelines, tools, and trainings for use in protecting emergency responders during each phase of an emergency response, including pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment.

Reactions to the 2005 London bombings

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The bombings, three on the London Underground and one on a bus, killed 52 people and prompted a massive response from the emergency services, and in the immediate aftermath the almost-complete shut down of the city's transport system.

Security guard

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Security guards do this by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, looking (either directly, through patrols, or indirectly, by monitoring alarm systems or video surveillance cameras) for signs of crime or other hazards (such as a fire), taking action to minimize damage (such as warning and escorting trespassers off property), and reporting any incidents to their clients and emergency services (such as the police or paramedics), as appropriate.

Siren (alarm)

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Sirens are used on emergency service vehicles such as ambulances, police cars, and fire trucks.

Door breaching

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Kicking in a locked door is also sometimes attempted or performed by neighbors and ordinary passers-by who witness an emergency situation such as a house that is on fire (though the first step should always be to call emergency services) in order to ensure that everyone is out of the house or to notify/assist anyone who is not.