For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CIVIL DEFENSE.  The preparation for and the carrying out of all emergency functions, other than functions for which military forces are primarily responsible, to prevent, minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters. It shall not include, nor does any provision of this chapter apply to any condition relating to a labor controversy.
   DISASTER.  Actual or threatened enemy attack, sabotage, extraordinary fire, flood, storm, epidemic, riot, earthquake or other similar public calamity.
(1994 Code, § 2.32.020)