mass casualty


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mass casualty

Any large number of casualties produced in a relatively short period of time, usually as the result of a single incident such as a military aircraft accident, hurricane, flood, earthquake, or armed attack that exceeds local logistic support capabilities. See also casualty.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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