Emergency Support Functions Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
emergency support functions
1.) A grouping of government and certain private-sector capabilities into an organizational structure to provide the support, resources, program implementation, and services that are most likely to be needed to save lives, protect property and the environment, restore essential services and critical infrastructure, and help victims and communities return to normal, when feasible, following domestic incidents.
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Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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