Critical facilities

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Critical facilities are the fundamental physical structures, technical facilities, and systems that are socially, economically, or operationally necessary to a society’s or community’s functioning, both in normal circumstances and in the event of an emergency.

Critical facilities are components of a society’s infrastructure that support important services. Transportation networks, energy, air and seaports, water, and communications systems, hospitals and health clinics, and fire, police, and public administration service centers are among them.

References

  • HG (2020, February 22). Common Terminologies (A-z) Of Disaster Risk Reduction & Management. Humanitarian Global. Retrieved December 6, 2023, from Link