Incident (unplanned event)

What is Incident (unplanned event)?

Incident (unplanned event) meaning in Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Examples: An occurrence or event, natural or manmade that requires a response to protect life or property. Incidents can include major disasters, emergencies, terrorist attacks, terrorist threats, civil unrest, wild land and urban fires, floods, hazardous materials spills, nuclear accidents, aircraft accidents, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, tropical storms, tsunamis, war-related disasters, public health and medical emergencies, and other occurrences requiring an emergency response. (Source: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) Student Manual, (PDF – 12 KB), see glossary. )