(in military or civilian defense) an all-clear signal, directive, etc., indicating that the danger of air raid no longer exists.
a return to normal conditions following an attack or a threat of attack.
Who Is The Amber In AMBER Alert?The term “AMBER Alert” has become synonymous with stories of missing children. So who is Amber? And why is her name blasted out to cellphones and on highway signs every time police need our help locating a child in danger? What is an AMBER Alert? First, the basics. In the suspected kidnapping of a child, an AMBER Alert is issued. This urgent bulletin is voluntarily …
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