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Function : noun

1.It’s a situation that happens unexpectedly. Most emergencies require urgent intervention to prevent a worsening of the situation.
2.an unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action.[2]


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1. 30 Aug 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Water surrounds homes just east of downtown in this aerial view of damage from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, taken Tuesday morning, August 30, 2005.Image by © Smiley N. Pool/Dallas Morning News/Corbis

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