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911

Emergency medicine
A telephone number in the US that links the public to the police and mobile rescue units to provide emergency care.
 
Global village
September 11, 2001, the day that three 747 jets were used to suicide-bomb the World Trade Center in New York City, and the Pentagon in Washington, DC.

911

Emergency medicine A telephone number that in most of the US provides the public with rapid access to communication centers linked to mobile EMS units via a radio network, which are in turn linked to an on-line supervising physician at a hospital Global village September 11, 2001, the day that three 747 jets were used to suicide bomb 2 key US buildings–the World Trade Center, NYC and the Pentagon in Washington, DC
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Grants were available to states, territories, tribal nations and the District of Columbia, provided that they successfully submitted a state 911 plan and project budget, designated a 911 coordinator, and certified that they did not use funds designated for 911 systems for other purposes in the past 180 days.
Based on data from the Emergency 911 National Office, some 15.29 percent of calls received from January to June 2019 were either fraudulent or made by pranksters.
Data from the DILG Emergency 911 National Office revealed that on the average, almost 3,500 emergency calls are received by the hotline per month with more or less 100 legitimate emergency calls per day.
And even though Officer White emphasized that 911 is reserved for emergencies, the young boy now knows that he can reach out to Officer White and other officers at the department if he ever needs to talk.
Another website run by the(http://www.emergencycareforyou.org/emergency-101/when-to-call-911/#sm.00062tqyi186uf4e11ekq2cvznlf1) American College of Emergency Physicians s tated that some of the circumstances in which a 911 call was warranted were serious medical emergencies (like respiratory troubles, erratic heartbeat, dizziness, difficulty in speaking, sudden blindness, heavy bleeding, broken bones, severe burns, allergic reaction, poisoning and witnessing someone fainting), when one's life was in danger (for example, caught in a house fire or someone was threatening one's life) or when one witnessed someone else make a threat against a third person or entity.
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on Tuesday, RCMP responded to a 911 call from the boy who said one of his parents made a salad he didn't like.
President Duterte issued yesterday Executive Order 56 designating 911 as the national emergency hotline, replacing Patrol 117 for better coordination of nationwide efforts to respond to disasters.
Cell phones account for nearly 70% of all 911 calls in the U.S but, depending on where you live, as many as 95% of cell phones are not able to share accurately their location with 911 dispatchers, meaning that, for instance, if a pool accident occurs, first responders may not reach you in time--and with the CDC reporting an average of 350 child deaths in swimming pools each year (and another 5,900 emergency room visits), time is of the essence.
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