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As used in this chapter:
(a) "Civil defense" means the preparation for and the carrying out of all emergency functions, other than functions for which the military forces are primarily responsible, for protection against, and to minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from, enemy attack, sabotage or other hostile action or natural disaster.
(b) "Natural disaster" means any condition seriously affecting or threatening public health, welfare or security as a result of a severe fire, explosion, flood, tornado, hurricane or similar natural or accidental cause and which is beyond the control of public or private agencies ordinarily responsible for the control of relief of such conditions. Riots, strikes, insurrections and other civil disturbances are not included within the meaning of "natural disaster."
(c) "Emergency" means a condition resulting from enemy attack or natural disaster which cannot be handled by normal operating personnel and facilities.
(d) "Civil defense volunteer" means any person who serves without compensation in the civil defense organization.
(Ord. 168. Passed 3-25-57.)