alarm stage

alarm stage

The first response to stress, in which a person suffers physical injury and pain or emotional trauma in the form of shock. The alarm stage is followed by an adaptation response which, if prolonged or repeated multiple times, leads to apathy and burnout.
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The first stage, which is the 'alarm stage,' is called the 'fight or flight' phase.
which meant the incident surpassed the fifth alarm stage, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).
The three stage model of stress include : (i) the alarm stage (ii) resistance stage and (iii) exhaustion stage.
--The alarm stage, when the mobilization of the body forces takes place;
Those assets that are in an alarm stage (red) or an unknown stage (yellow) can then be scheduled for either repair or further monitoring or managed in some other way, such as reducing load, to minimize the risk of failure.
Adults can help children handle the alarm stage if they understand their temperament and how they will respond to stimuli.
Those in the alarm stage are Wajir, Mandera, Garissa, Marsabit and Turkana.
'More counties have moved into the drought alarm stage, from one in February to five in March, 20 counties are now reporting a worsening trend and three counties currently recording a stable trend,' the report said.
The Cabinet secretaries said the drought in a number of counties among them Turkana, Mandera, Garissa, Marsabit and Wajir has worsened from the alert stage to the alarm stage. However, they said the government has the situation under control.
The Cabinet noted that the drought situation in a number of Counties among them Turkana, Mandera, Garissa, Marsabit and Wajir has worsened from the Alert Stage to the Alarm Stage and assured that the Government has the situation under control.