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Disaster as Defined by the New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA)

"Disaster" shall mean any unusual incident resulting from natural or unnatural causes which endangers the health, safety or resources of the residents of one or more municipalities of the State, and which is or may become too large in scope or unusual in type to be handled in its entirety by regular municipal operating services. (NJSA App. A:9-33.1)