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Emergency services and rescue services<ref>Collins dictionary</ref> are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies. Some of these agencies exist solely for addressing certain types of emergencies whilst others deal with ad hoc emergencies as part of their normal responsibilities. Many of these agencies engage in community awareness and prevention programs to help the public avoid, detect, and report emergencies effectively.

The availability of emergency services depends very heavily on location, and may in some cases also rely on the recipient giving payment or holding suitable insurance or other surety for receiving the service.


Emergency service sections
Intro  Main emergency service functions  Other emergency services  Civil emergency services  Location-specific emergency services  Working together  Response time  See also  Sources  

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