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res·cue op·er·a·tion

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  1. rescue operationnoun

    an operation organized to free from danger or confinement


  1. rescue operation

    A rescue operation is a mission undertaken in emergency situations by specialized teams to save and protect lives, property, or environment from danger, harm, or a crisis such as a disaster, accident or incident. This operation can involve various procedures including but not limited to evacuation, search, recovery, assistance, and providing immediate medical help.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescue operation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescue operation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of rescue operation in a Sentence

  1. Giuseppe Loprete:

    This case is indicative of the difficulties of these journeys, even before reaching the boats in Libya, we have to ask ourselves how many people have died (are dying) in the desert even before making it to the Mediterranean. We don't think this is an isolated case but without a systematic collection of information or without a 'rescue' operation we will never know how many migrants could be possibly missing.

  2. Anurag Gupta:

    We have started the rescue operation but the biggest challenge is to find a way to clear the inundated airport and main roads.

  3. Arne Eilertsen:

    Precipitation, avalanche danger, wind and darkness make such a rescue operation demanding.

  4. Jill Biden:

    As many of you have already seen we were forced to halt operations on the collapse in the early hours of the morning due to structural concerns about the standing structure, we are doing everything we can to ensure that the safety of the first responders is paramount and to continue our search and rescue operation as soon as it is safe to do so.

  5. David Hammond:

    We will have mass casualties on our hands if there is not an immediate and concerted search-and-rescue operation by countries in the region.


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