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Civil Contingencies Committee, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCivil Contingencies Committee, thethe Civil Contingencies CommitteeCivil Contingencies Committee, the //  in the UK, a group of Cabinet ministers, led by the Home Secretary, that deals with emergencies (emergency) such as acts of terrorism or natural disasters. The committee means in Conference Room A of the Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms, and is also called COBRA.
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