somthing that is serious and not calling someone at 3 a.m to ask you what to wear to a party thats in 13 more hours.
mandy: this is a emergency
mandy: so what should i wear to the party the blue or pink top.
kim: it's 3 in the morning, wear the blue top
mandy: thanks kim, you are the only one that didn't cuss me out and tell me to go back to sleep
kim:whatever go back to sleep
1) A medical or behavioral condition of which the onset is sudden. It manifests itself by symptoms of such severity that a prudent lay person with an average knowledge of medicine and health could reasonably expect that the absence of immediate medical attention would result in: placing the health of the afflicted person in serious jeopardy; placing the health of an individual with a behavioral health condition or others in serious jeopardy; causing serious impairment of the individual's bodily functions; causing serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part; causing serious disfigurement of the afflicted individual.more...
2) Any instance for which, in the determination of the President, federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts and capabilities to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to lessen or avert the threat of a disaster in any part of the United States. Emergency Program: The interim program of the National Flood Insurance Program as implemented on an emergency basis to provide a first layer of subsidized insurance before the detailed risk studies from which actuarial rates are computed have been completed.
3) A. Any occasion or instance--such as a hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, fire, explosion, nuclear accident, or any other natural or man-made catastrophe--that warrants action to save lives and to protect property, public ...
Unplanned incident or situation requiring immediate attention.
Acceptable excuse for a late night phone call.
Getting lost/scared at a theme park (Knott's Scary Farm)
The End of the World!!
Teacher: Why did you not come to class yesterday?
Tommy: I had an emergency!
Sally: Having a hangover and forgetting is not an "emergency" :P