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- Disaster response : Add brief definition or description
- Emergency management : Preparation and response to natural disasters, accidents, and deliberate violence at both the routine local level and when local resources are overwhelmed
- Emergency medical service : The system of field medical support from an incident of injury or disease, to activation of the emergency service, to field and in-transit stabilization, until handoff to definitive medical care
- Engineering : a branch of engineering that uses chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems involving fuel, drugs, food, and many other products.
- Firefighting : The act of extinguishing dangerous fires.
- Law enforcement : Add brief definition or description
- Natural disaster : Add brief definition or description
- Politics : Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members.
- Terrorism : An act, with targets including civilians or civilian infrastructure, intended to create an atmosphere of fear in order to obtain a political objective.
- Acute radiation syndrome : Disease or death caused by whole-body irradiation, over a short period of time, with a significant quantity of penetrating radiation
- Biological weapon : Living organisms, or substances produced by living organisms, used as weapons to produce death or disease in human or agricultural populations
- Accidental chemical releases : Add brief definition or description
- Chemical weapon : A weapon that cause death or disease by means of chemical interaction with the metabolism of the victim, as opposed to causing injury through blast, thermal, or other effects not on a molecular level
- Epidemic : Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease
- Federal Emergency Management Agency : Under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the lead operating agency for emergency response to disasters, accidents and attacks affecting the civilian population
- Flood (weather) : Add brief definition or description
- Hazardous material : Add brief definition or description
- Mass casualty incident : A medical emergency where the number and severity of victims is expected to overwhelm available resources, requiring a decision to defer treatment and provide comfort care only to those who have no realistic chance of survival
- Medical Reserve Corps : A federally-sponsored, community-organized U.S. volunteer organization that assists in continuing public health and in disaster response
- Multiple casualty incident : A medical emergency situation in which it will be necessary to institute a disaster response plan, but it is expected that it will be possible to treat all victims with available resources
- Hurricane (weather) : A large, destructive storm in the Western Hemisphere, comparable to cyclones in South Asia and typhoons in the Pacific; may have local tornadoes and higher winds, but the main concern is extensive flooding and winds up to 280 kmph/175 mph
- Tornado (weather) : Add brief definition or description
- Triage : Add brief definition or description
- Radiological weapon : Add brief definition or description
- Accidental release source terms : Add brief definition or description
- Counterterrorism : Add brief definition or description
- HAZOP : Add brief definition or description (Required by U.S. EPA)
- Risk Management Program : Add brief definition or description (Required by U.S. EPA)
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security : Add brief definition or description